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Oyo State Government approves the Renaming of major Roads and Institutions.

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The Oyo State Government on Tuesday, 14th May have approved the reconstruction of major roads and institutions in the state and also their renaming.


According to the state's Executive Council, represented by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, this decision was made on Tuesday in a meeting, stressing process will start immediately.

He further said this decision is to recognise indivuals that have contributed to the development of Oyo State.

Here are the major roads affected and their new names:
- First flyover by a civilian administration in the state constructed at Mokola will now be known as Transformation Flyover
- Challenge - Efunsetan Road is to be known as Lam Adesina road.
- Ijokodo – Apete road is to be called Ambassador Olu Sanu road.
- The newly constructed Zonal Mediation Centre, Ogbomosho will be named Justice Atilade Ojo Mediation Centre.
- The Ilorin Express Junction-Ikoyi – Takie – Palace – Ogbomoso Grammar School road is now Soun Oyewumi Ajagungbade Road.
- Ibadan/Oyo Express/Iseyin-Owode with spur to Akesan-Palace and Old Ibadan-Oyo road is now Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi III road. 
- Eleyele-Dugbe ANCE Road is now Oba Saliu Adetunji road and
- Idi-Ape – Bashorun Akobo Road is now Abiola Ajimobi way.

And finally the institutions affected are:
- Ibarapa Polytechnic Eruwa will now be called Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic.
- Eruwa, College of Agriculture, Igboora will be Lam Adesina College of Agriculture.
- Igboora, Maternal & Peadiatric Centre, Olodo Ibadan is named Abiola Ajimobi Maternal & Paediaitric Centre.
- Elebu Road is now officially Alao-Akala Way.
- Monatan – Olodo Road now Rashidi Ladoja.
- Onireke-Agbarigo Road will now be known as Onikepo Akande Road and
- Festac Road, Mokola now Adebayo Faleti Road.

The Commissioner added that some of the projects that have been scheduled for commissioning include Oba Akinbiyi Model School, the Dualization of Challenge Roundabout-Efunsetan Roundabout (Phase II), the Rehabilitated/Constructed of the 3.6km Ijokodo-Apete Road and Associated Bridge Works, the Zonal Mediation Centre, Ogbomoso and Zonal Mediation Centre, Ogbomoso while others are - Abiola Ajimobi Maternal & Paediaitric Centre, Olodo Ibadan, the Archive Management and Record Centre, Secretariat, Ibadan, Raw Materials Display Centre, Secretariat, Ibadan, Islamic Model School, Mini Water Scheme at Iganna Community in Oyo State and Ogunpa Market.

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