By Steve Oni, Ilorin
The Ibagun community in Ilorin East local government area of Kwara state has appealed to the state government to expedite action on the reconstruction of the collapsed Alagbado Bridge.
The Chairman of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Ibagun/ Okelele branch, Alh Hameed Amode made the appeal on behalf of the community.
He spoke in Ilorin, the state capital during the 10th quarterly delegates meeting of IEDPU Central zone hosted by the Ibagun branch.
He lamented that the community has been cut off from the Specialist Hospital, Alagbado because of collapsed bridge.
He equally urged the government to ensure completion of Alawonla- Dada road under construction.
While thanking the state government for fixing the roads within the community, Amode also called for total rehabilitation of the road linking Government Day Secondary School, Amule- Samsudeen- Kanjatu market.
He stressed the need for the construction if drainage from Jagun junction- Olohunboasiri -Sobi junction route.
Among other things, Amode said the IEDPU Ibagun assisted in securing admissions for the indigenes of the area from various tertiary institutions in the state.
In his remarks, the Ilorin zone chairman of IEDPU, Alh Mohammed Olohundare appealed to all indigenes of Ilorin Emirate to contribute their quota to the development of the area.