Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has explained that the last administration embezzled the funds approved for the construction of of Ido-Eruwa Road.
The governor, while speaking at the stakeholders and Town Hall meeting held at the Eruwa Town Hall, Eruwa, said after the demise of former governor, the Chinese Global company, which the project was awarded to closed down and left the site.
The governor maintained that his administration has paid 30 percent to fix the road from Igboora to Eleko-kan, adding that he had rewarded Igangan to Igbo-Ora.
The governor said his administration is so passionate to fix Eruwa Farm settlement to boost Agriculture in the zone, saying that he had earmarked the money for the project but he is awaiting the proof of concept.
He added that the mobilisation for the project will be done within the first few weeks in January, 2023.
Earlier, the clerics, traditional rulers, artisans, farmers, Students Union and other stakeholders commended the governor over the various projects he has executed in the part of Ibarapa zone of the state, adding that Ibarapa people will continue to support his administration.
Earlier before the town hall meeting, Governor Makinde, commissioned the Lecture Theatre at Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic and later led some members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, on house to house political campaign.