Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has inaugurated a newly built mega primary school in Oke-Agbe in Akoko North West Local Government Area, bringing to 51 the number of mega schools so far built. The schools include the one in Ile-Oluji now being used as the campus for the Federal Polytechnic, Ile Oluji.
The governor noted that his administration, through its investment in education, brought a lot of development to the sector, just as he mentioned that the state moved from 33rd position to seventh position in the country.
He stressed that the mega school concept is a deliberate policy of his government to ensure quality education for children from the basic level. He promised that his administration will continue to prioritize education for a better future for children.
And worried by the deplorable state of the Ikare- Oke Agbe-Akoko Road, one of the federal roads in the state, Mimiko directed the Ondo State Agency for Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance (OSAMCO), to extend the ongoing rehabilitation of Oke Agbe township road to the 11km Ikare-Oke Agbe Akoko federal road with immediate effect.
He described the federal road as highly deplorable, noting that his resolve from the inception of his administration was to ensure there was no such bad road in any part of the state.
He said the rehabilitation would be completed and delivered within three weeks:
“All the road projects carried out by this government are aimed at ensuring comfort for road users. It is also to facilitate improvement on socio-economic activities of the people.
He said engineers would be mandated to assess the extent of damage on the Oyin-Oke Agbe Road with a view to ensuring the rehabilitation of same.