Beware of High Voltage Cables, Oyo Govt Urge Residents

Beware of High Voltage Cables, Oyo Govt Urge Residents

The Oyo State government has advised residents to be wary about their waste disposal habits during the rainy season.

The state government also advised those selling under high voltage power cables and on the streets to vacate such places to avoid electrocution saying it that the government has begun the rehabilitation of seven roads across the state.

It said yesterday the rehabilitation of Iyanganku/NTC Road, Eleta/Odinjo/Muslim Road, Beere/Oranyan/Orita Aperin Road had started in Ibadan metropolis while Ogbomoso High School/Baptist High Road had begun in Iwo.

The government said the roads were either being rehabilitated, renovated or reconstructed through its agency, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA).

It said Ariyo Box culvert at Olorunsogo/Akanran Road, Iyana Church/Oyeniyan on Iwo Road/Olodo Road and Ologuneru/Abanla/Alafara Road – all in Ibadan, the state capital – were also being repaired.

Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, reiterated the government’s commitment to infrastructural development.

He assured residents that other bad roads across the state would get a face-lift in batches.

The commissioner urged those plying the rehabilitated roads to be patient as the flow of traffic will be affected during the repairs.

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