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Oyo renames roads, landmarks after Ajimobi, Alaafin, Olubadan, others

Oyo renames roads, landmarks after Ajimobi, Alaafin, Olubadan, others

Oyo State government has announced the renaming of roads and institutions after the outgoing governor, Abiola Ajimobi and traditional rulers in the state.

The state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, who spoke to newsmen said this was part of the resolutions reached at the State Executive Council meeting held on Tuesday.

He added that the process for the amendment of the enabling laws for the institutions would commence immediately

With this, the first flyover by a civilian administration in the state constructed at Mokola is now called Transformation Flyover, Challenge; Efunsetan Road becomes Lam Adesina Road, Ijokodo; Apete road changes to Ambassador Olu Sanu Road; while the newly constructed Zonal Mediation Centre, Ogbomosho has been renamed Justice Atilade Ojo Mediation Centre.

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The Ilorin Express Junction-Ikoyi-Takie-Palace-Ogbomoso Grammar School road is now Soun Oyewumi Ajagungbade Road; the 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 while Idi-Ape-Bashorun Akobo Road is now Abiola Ajimobi Way.

According to the state spokesman Ibarapa Polytechnic Eruwa will become Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa; College of Agriculture, Igboora changes to Lam Adesina College of Agriculture, Igboora; Maternal & Peadiatric Centre, Olodo Ibadan is named Abiola Ajimobi Maternal & Paediaitric Centre; Elebu Road is now Alao-Akala Way; Monatan-Olodo Road changes to Rashidi Ladoja, while Onireke-Agbarigo Road becomes Onikepo Akande Road; and Festac Road, Mokola now Adebayo Faleti Road.

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