I ‘ll work for dualization of Ore-Akure highway-Sen.Adegbomire

The Senator representing Ondo central at the National Assembly, Niyi Adegbonmire, SAN says his major aspiration is to see to the dualisation of Akure-Ondo-Ore highway because of its importance to motorists.

Adegbonmire, stated this at a Media parley in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Adegbonmire who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture Colleges and Institutions, lamented the hardship travellers now faced on the road which serves as the only link to the Northern parts of the country from Lagos following the deplorable condition of other link roads.

The lawmaker who said talks had begun on the dualisation project announced that rehabilitation works would soon commence on the Ore-Ondo-Akure road.

The lawmaker declared that Off-season elections can only be stopped if there is an amendment to the electoral law to ensure election petitions are concluded before the swearing-in of declared winners of polls.

Adegbomire who is the only Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in the 10th Senate explained that, in a democracy, legitimacy is conferred through the electoral process and it is the candidate who garners the highest number of votes in an election who wins.

On the political situation in Ondo state and with regards to the 2024 governorship election, the Akure-born Senator appealed to journalists to always consider the peace of the state while reporting political events.

He said “You are all our friends, as we move into the electioneering period, I want to urge all to put the interest of the state first. The peacefulness of Ondo State is our responsibility.”

The Federal lawmaker who doubles as the Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary Human Rights and Legal Matters, noted that the people of Ondo State relied so much on Journalists urging them to maintain balance in their reportage and relay only the facts at all times.