Governor Seyi Makinde has said that the complaints about traffic congestion in Ibadan will soon be a thing of the past.
Makinde, according to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, made this known in a 2021 New Year address made available to newsmen in Ibadan.
It had been reported how traffic congestion has taken over major areas in the state capital. According to the governor, “We are confronting the new challenges caused by the influx of people and businesses into Oyo State. More people are being attracted to our dear state because of our good governance initiatives and business-friendly environment. We believe that the complaints about the city’s traffic situation will soon be a thing of the past as we vigorously pursue road rehabilitations, expansions, and constructions. The bus terminals at Iwo Road, New Ife Road, Challenge and Ojoo will be commissioned in 2021.
Urging residents to maintain a positive outlook for the New Year, said the state is open for business and that his government remains committed to its promise to uplift the state, stating that it would never take the support of the people for granted.
He added: “We will continue to maintain a positive outlook for 2021. Oyo State remains open for business. The Oyo State Investment and Public-Private Partnership Agency (OYSIPA) is always willing to discuss investment opportunities in Oyo State with both local and international businesses.