The Federal Government said that it would complete the N5.5 billion Ila-Oragun-Ekanmeje road project, Osun state, before the end of the year.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said this while inspecting the project on Thursday

Babatunde Fashola, Minister Of Power, Works And Housing
Babatunde Fashola, Minister Of Power, Works And Housing

The Minister, represented by Director of South West Federal Highways Funsho Adebiyi, said the 34.5 kilometre road, which was awarded in May 2018, was expected to be completed within 15 months.

He said the project was being carefully monitored for quality assurance, adding that 10 kilometres of the project had been satisfactorily completed.

Fashola added that the Federal Government had embarked on the provision of massive infrastructural projects across the country to enhance national development.

He commending the contractor for a good job and assured that the road would be completed at the appropirate time.