Governor Fayose of Ekiti State, on Tuesday, flagged off the construction of the first flyover in Ekiti State.
Governor Fayose, who flagged off the flyover in Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, explained that the flyover, which is going to be about two kilometers, would cost the State Government over 7 billion Naira and will be will be completed within 18 months.
The Governor, speaking during the ceremony, assured the people of adequate supervision of the project as well as availability of fund.
He said: “This was a project that has been in my heart since my first term. I nearly awarded it before that unfortunate incident happened. I saw it as a landmark achievement because you can’t get it in Ondo or Osun State.
“I have promised that I won’t abandon any project for my successor. I shall complete every project that I awarded, because I don’t want to leave any burden behind.
Governor Fayose conducted the flag-off along with his Deputy, Kolapo Olusola and other top government officials.
Present at the event were traditional rulers as well as some party supporters.