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Saliu Mustapha Foundation begins rehabilitation of dilapidated roads in Kwara

The Saliu Mustapha Foundation, a not-for-profit chaired by the All Progressives Congress candidate, Mallam Saliu Mustapha, has commenced the rehabilitation of some dilapidated roads across suburbs in Kwara state.

According to a statement issued by the project supervisor, Engr. Sayi Murtala, the exercise is being done in response to the numerous requests of communities and development associations of the areas.

He said that they have started by grading the road surface and also watering same to ameliorate the sufferings of the residents of the affected areas.

Murtala noted that the project will cover over 50 kilometres of roads and over 20 communities, including, Oke Ose, Oshin, Oke Oyi, Ayetoro and Ipako obo.

“We will start with those in critical conditions, whether state or federal, with the hope of ameliorating the sufferings of the residents of the areas,” he said.

He further explained that the project will also be supported by the Kwara state government.

“The Kwara State Government, through the Ministry of Works will do further palliative works, especially watering to reduce the effect of dust and to further solidify the grounds,” Murtala stated.

Reacting to the development, a community leader in Oshin village, Jimoh Atolagbe, lauded the efforts of the foundation and the state government in ensuring that the road is motorable.

An excited Atolagbe, said, “We are grateful to Saliu Mustapha for making this happen. We have longed for this and we are glad that it is happening.”

He then prayed that Mustapha’s quest to represent Kwara Central Senatorial District in the tenth Senate will be successful.

“He has won. We are confident that he will continue these good works after his election in 2023,” Atolagbe added.

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