FeedbackOYSG News for March 22-26, 2021

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Inspection Visit

Governor Seyi Makinde visited the Ibadan Circular Road to assess the project. He said the contract, which was terminated for non-performance, would be re-awarded to another concessionaire, with the state government having a percentage stake in the PPP arrangement. He stated further that the plan is to complete the project before the end of his administration’s tenure in 2023. Governor Makinde also revisited the Agodi Gate-Old Ife Road-Adegbayi Junction with a spur to Ibadan Airport. He revealed that the new date for the completion of this project is October 2021. (March 23, 2021)

COVID-19 Vaccination Flag-off

The Oyo State Government flagged off COVID-19 vaccinations for residents, with Governor Seyi Makinde taking the first dosage. The Primary Healthcare Board Chairman, Dr Muyideen Olatunji, said the vaccines’ distribution would be in four phases, with frontline healthcare workers and some media personnel prioritised for the first phase. (March 24, 2021)

Hosted

Deputy Governor Engr Rauf Olaniyan hosted members of the House Committee on Universal Basic Education, led by Honourable Usman Zanna. He assured the committee that the Governor Seyi Makinde led administration is committed to raising the standard of education and developing educational infrastructure. Engr Olaniyan also said the administration would take all necessary steps to ensure access to the three-million-dollar BESDA World Bank Fund. (March 24, 2021)

Inspection Visit

The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Barrister Temilolu Ashamu accompanied by the ministry’s staff, inspected the solar hybrid installation at the Oyo State-IITA Youth Agribusiness Incubation Park Centre, Awe. They also inspected the substation facilitated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Oyo Town and the ‘Light-Up Oyo’ Phase 2 project. (March 24, 2021)

Courtesy Call

Governor Seyi Makinde received Air Officer Commanding, Logistics, Air Vice Marshal Sunday Olanipekun Makinde and his entourage, who paid him a courtesy visit in Ibadan. He thanked officers of the Nigerian Airforce in Oyo State for their contributions towards securing the state. He also revealed the government’s plans to make Ibadan Airport, Alakia, a hub for regional air transportation by expanding the airport’s capacity. (March 25, 2021)

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