Ogun State government has requested for the control of federal roads in the state.
Works and infrastructure commissioner, Olamilekan Adegbite, said the state government had written to the federal ministry of works to release federal road network in the state to it.
Major federal roads in the state, include most of the stretch of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, the Sagamu-Ore expressway, Ota-Idiroko expressway and the Ikorodu-Sagamu expressway
Adegbite faults insinuation in some quarters that Amosun administration is more interested in reconstructing federal roads in the state at the expense of state roads.
The commissioner explained that in choosing roads to be reconstructed, the state government always give priority to those regarded as major or spine roads that will bring more benefits to the state.
Adegbite also assured that all the major roads being constructed by the Amosun admnistration has a life span of 30 years.