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Jonathan to inaugurate first Ekiti flyover, high court complex, others

The N6.4billion Fajuyi/Ojumose overhead bridge in Ado Ekiti will be inaugurated by former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday.

A government statement, on Tuesday, said the 1.3kilometre bridge project which was initiated and completed by the Ayo Fayose-led administration was flagged off in March 2016 with a promise to deliver the project within 24 months.

The statement from the office of the State Commissioner for Information, Youth and Sports Development, Mr Lanre Ogunsuyi, added that the new six-storey, ultra-modern Justice Ademola Ajakaiye High Court complex and the new Governor’s Office would be inaugurated on Thursday, May 24.

According to the statement, all Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors and former governors are expected to grace the occasion while all prominent indigenes and well-wishers including traditional rulers, opinion leaders and members of different professional bodies and corporate organisations will also be in attendance.

The statement noted that the overhead bridge was constructed as part of efforts at ensuring the free flow of traffic in the State capital; enhance economic activities and save valuable man-hour adding that construction of the well-equipped ultra-modern High Court building was to boost effective and efficient administration of justice among others.

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