The Osun state Government has ordered for the immediate closure of Ife-Ede Road in view of construction activities at Eleweran area of Ile Ife.
In a statement issued by Mallam Olawale Rasheed, Spokesperson to Gov Adeleke on Tuesday and obtained by our Correspondent, the directive followed the inspection of the area by Governor Ademola Adeleke on Monday.
The State Governor who was taken round the road and the almost collapsing bridge ordered the State Ministry of Works to mobilise to the road and fix it without delay.
The release in Parts; “This is to inform the general public that there will be construction activities at Elewe Iran area along old Ife-Ede Road. All motorists and road users plying this route are therefore enjoined to make use of alternative route or express road to link up Ile Ife, Kindly bear with us for the period of three weeks of the construction work”.
“The focus is to carry out repair work on the dangerous culvert along old Ife-Ede road near OAU campus.” The release added.