Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal Government to fix the road linking Ekiti and Ondo States.
According to the former governor, “the road is now in such a deplorable state that motorists now avoid it.”
He said the road was of great economic importance to the economy and people of Ondo and Ekiti states.
Lere Olayinka, the spokesperson of the former governor said the road has become a source of severe hardship for Nigerians, especially the people of Ekiti state who are the major users of the road.
Fayose urged Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works, to use his good office to ensure that the road gets the required attention.
Fayose said; “Information has it that innocent people who unknowingly ply the road are daily at the mercy of criminals.
“Apart from attacks by criminals, the road is also a death trap for travellers as several lives have been lost in ghastly motor accidents.