Kwara Assembly Decries Condition Of Federal Roads


The Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday decried the deplorable condition of federal and other feeder roads within the state.

The Assembly, in a resolution on a matter of urgent public importance raised by Mr Kamal Fagbemi

(Oke-Ogun constituency), noted that the Ajase-Ipo/Offa/Erin-Ile federal road had become a nightmare for road users due of its deplorable state.

He said that the condition of the road leading to Osun boundary, had provided undue advantage for armed robbers to harass motorists and travellers.

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He urged the lawmakers to summon the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to explain the reason for the delay in rehabilitating the road for which funds had been released to them.

“The road is in a sorry state and has crippled the economic activities of people of the affected areas,” he said.

The Deputy Speaker, Mohammed Yisa, who presided over the plenary session, directed the Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Judiciary, to investigate and report to the house on 1 November.

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