Despite the long list of road projects reportedly carried out by Kosofe Local Government Chairman, Hon. Afolabi Sofola about 4 months ago. Residents of Oworonshoki, Ifako Gbagada, Anthony, area Kosofe Local Government, have decried the deplorable state of roads in the area, describing it as “totally unacceptable.’’
Some of the residents, who spoke to the KOSOFE POST, recently appealed to the authorities of the area council to do something about the condition of the roads and save the community from unforeseen disaster.
According to John Adeyemi, a motorist in the area, the road network is a total disaster. “It has been like that for many years. And the most painful part of it is that those at the helm of affairs are not moved by our plight.
“A trip that should take an few minutes takes up to one hour on Diya street. The people we voted for to serve us are not doing their job. If they were doing their job, this place won’t be like this. Government needs to do something now so that this does not
continue,’’ he said, adding that motorists suffer a lot, especially during the rainy season.
Gafar Olas, another motorist in the area, lamented that the poor state of the roads has made movement difficult for the people, noting that his vehicle sometimes lands motor mechanic shop fixing ball joint or
He appealed to the authorities of the area council to work on the roads, as well as help to solve the incessant cult clashes and other challenges in the area. “Let the government make life easier for us,” he appealed.
Mr. Rasheed Awofeso lamented the condition of roads at oworonshoki and pleaded with the government to, as a matter of urgency, fix them.
“Come see wonder on Oworo Road. We now dialogues on which potholes to enter. State government has to upgrade infrastructures in kosofe generally”.
Hajji Aliyu from Anthony Village wrote “Most of the inner roads in Ajao Estate/Anthony Village are in a deplorable state”.
Olusola Emmanuel Adedayo asked banks along Diya to give back to the community by fixing the road as social
Diya street,the banks street in a comatose state. Even d banks can’t fix it as their CSR. Lagos na wah!
In oworo, It’s zenith bank that hasn’t commence operation that pave the road. So Diya street that have many bank branches and have been operating for long should do the needful.
Aina Akindele Oyebanji in his to reaction to the deplorable state of road at Ifako Gbagada urged government to be alive to their responsibility; “We should not involve banks in this issue, CSR is not mandatory because they pay their tax”.
Kosofe residents must get prepared for the looming heavy rainfall because asphalt and rainwater are not good friends during raining season pending the time there will be good favourable weather condition.