The Oyo State Authorities has renamed roads and establishments after what it described as ‘distinguished’ people who it mentioned has contributed to the success of the state.
Toye Arulogu, the state Commissioner for Data, Tradition and Tourism, Toye Arulogun made the announcement on Tuesday.
The Information Company of Nigeria experiences that among the many beneficiaries are former governors Lam Adesina (now late), Rashidi Ladoja, Adebayo Alao-Akala and the incumbent, Abiola Ajimobi.
Additionally on the listing have been the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi; Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji; and Soun of Ogbomoso, Jimoh Oyewunmi, amongst others.
Mr Arulogun mentioned that the Problem–Efunsetan highway would now be referred to as Lam Adesina highway, Elebu highway now formally Alao-Akala Approach, Monatan–Olodo highway now Rashidi Ladoja highway, whereas Idi-Ap –Bashorun Akobo highway is now Abiola Ajimobi method.
He mentioned that Ibadan/Oyo Categorical/Iseyin-Owode with spur to Akesan-Palace and Previous Ibadan-Oyo highway would now be referred to as Alaafin Lamidi Adeyemi III highway and Eleyele-Dugbe ANCE highway is now Oba Saliu Adetunji highway.
The commissioner mentioned that Ilorin Categorical Junction-Ikoyi–Takie–Palace–Ogbomoso Grammar Faculty highway would now be referred to as Soun Oyewumi Ajagungbade highway.
Mr Arulogun listed others as Ijokodo–Apete highway now Ambassador Olu Sanu highway; Onireke-Agbarigo highway now Onikepo Akande highway and Festac highway at Mokola now Adebayo Faleti highway.
He mentioned that Oyo State School of Agriculture and Expertise, Igboora would now be referred to as Lam Adesina School of Agriculture and Expertise, whereas Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa, is now Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa.
He mentioned Maternal & Paediatric Centre, Olodo, Ibadan would now be referred to as Abiola Ajimobi Maternal & Paediatric Centre, whereas the newly constructed Zonal Mediation Centre in Ogbomoso is now Justice Atilade Ojo Mediation Centre.
He added that the flyover constructed at Mokola in Ibadan by the current administration would now be referred to as Transformation Flyover.
Arulogun harassed that the method for the modification of the enabling legal guidelines for the establishments would begin instantly.
He mentioned that the governor would from Wednesday inaugurate some accomplished initiatives, amongst which have been Oba Akinbiyi Mannequin Faculty and Dualization of Problem Roundabout-Efunsetan Roundabout (Section II).
Additionally on the listing are Rehabilitated/Constructed 3.6km Ijokodo-Apete highway with Related Bridge Works, Zonal Mediation Centre in Ogbomoso and Abiola Ajimobi Maternal & Paediatric Centre, Olodo, Ibadan.
Others are the Archive Administration and Document Centre, Secretariat, Ibadan, Uncooked Supplies Show Centre, Secretariat, Ibadan, Islamic Mannequin Faculty, Mini Water Scheme, Iganna and Ogunpa Market.