By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The Federal Government has handed over 1.33kilometer internal constructed road to the federal university of Oye, Ekiti State.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, eaxpressed the government’s commitment to bridging infrastructural gap .
Fashola represented by the Ekiti State Federal Controller of Works Engr. Ishaq Lawal said that the intervention of internal roads construction within tertiary institutions is currently going on in 43 tertiary institutions, out of which 18 had been fully completed by the government .
He also admonished the school authority to ensure that the asset was maintained and not abused.
Earlier In his welcome remarks, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Kayode Shoremekun, thanked the federal government and the Ministry of Works and Housing for the reconstruction of over 1 kilometre internal road within the campus to ease vehicular movement and other activities.
A statement signed by For: Director Press & Public Relations said,He urged the Minister not to abandon the school in subsequent budgetary provisions as more projects were begging for attention.
He also appealed to the federal government to continue to partner with the school towards ensuring the provision of necessary social amenities to cater for over twenty thousand students of the university.
Meanwhile,The students of Federal University Oye, expressed renewed enthusiasm with regard to attending classes and becoming more zealous in the pursuit of their academic career as a result of the reconstructed road.