Category: Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency (OYTMA)

Oodua Group Commends Makinde Over Road Maintenance

The management of Western Hotels Ltd, a subsidiary of Odua Group of Companies has commended Governor Seyi Makinde for his promptness in the rehabilitation of the internal road network of the hotel and major roads within the Ibadan metropolis, which has made vehicular and people’s movement less stressful.

The commendation was made in Ibadan by the Managing Director/ CEO of the hotel, Mr Abimbola Alagbe during a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, OYSROMA, Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru, in his office over the weekend.

Also present during the visit was the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun and other Government officials.

According to him, the gesture of the State Government to rehabilitate the internal road network of the Premier Hotel was notable and historical as such repair work was done about 30 years ago.

“I make bold to say that our passionate appeal for assistance on the resurfacing of our hotel internal road network to His Excellency Gov. Seyi Makinde was given prompt approval and attention, this is a major rehabilitation in the last 30 years.

“The present administration in Oyo State, led by Governor Seyi Makinde has given Governance a human face, I can assure you and the whole world that the quality of the work done was unprecedented, we noticed same in the metropolis as many areas that were difficult to ply by motorists are now free, due to recent repair works by the Government agency.

“We are grateful to the Government for the quality and standard in which the work was done. Within 5 days, the work was completed, we commend the level of professionalism that was put in place during the rehabilitation of the road network.”

In his remarks, the Chairman OYSROMA, Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru, noted that the assistance of the Government, through the agency, was to fulfil its promise of improving the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR of the Premier Hotel and the State at large.

“Governor Seyi Makinde made a promise to improve the Internally Generated Revenue IGR of the State, hence the rehabilitation of the Premier Hotel road network would Improve their patronage and by extension that of the State, there was also a recent approval from the Governor for our agency to reopen our offices at the local communities to replicate the work we are doing in the metropolis, it shows this administration is for the people.”

In his contribution, the Honorable Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, stated that the State Government would continue to deliver dividends of democracy to the citizenry through the provision of basic amenities within the nooks and crannies of the State.

“The present administration in the State led by Governor Seyi Makinde will continue to deliver dividends of democracy to the people through the provision of good roads, quality education, free qualitative health care, security of lives and property across the nooks and crannies of the State”.



Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.


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Oyo Warns Commercial Drivers Over Illegal Roadside Parks, Trading

The management of Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency (OYTRMA) has warned all commercial motorists to desist from using major roads as motor parks to avoid unnecessary loss of lives to accidents and incessant traffic gridlocks.

The warning was issued as OYRTMA officers, led by the State Commander, Ayoade Adeoye, on Wednesday visited the Iwo Road interchange to clear the road off commercial vehicles using the roads as illegal parks.

While speaking to the leadership of the parks, Adeoye urged them to direct their commercial drivers to stick to their designated motor-parks as any vehicle apprehended for illegal parking would be made to face the full wrath of the law, adding that intra-state drivers who did not have designated motor parks should approach the agency, so it can be addressed.

Traders within the Iwo Road interchange were also asked to relocate their goods to the appropriate market area as the Commander said their activities was risky, due to the nature of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Speaking to newsmen during the exercise, the commander said their operation at the interchange was to ensure continuous free flow of traffic within the area.

Adeoye said the motorists have been instructed to make use of the modern garage at Temidire, New Ife Road, at Ibadan, built by the State Government for their convenience.

“Here at the Iwo road interchange, there is always gridlock both in the morning and at night. The Govt. of the day is very much interested in the welfare of the citizens and has declared that all activities around the interchange should be relocated to the necessary places.

“Look at the illegal parks, they constitute risk to the lives of the commuters and even drivers themselves as vehicles on high speed may lose control and veered to their side, Government has spent a lot to build a modern garage at Temidire Wema side but these transporters do not want to go there for reasons best known to them.

“But this morning, we have cleared them off the roads to go back to the garage built by the Government, also the activities of the traders contribute to the gridlock at the interchange. In a place like this, such activities must be 45 meters away from the interchange. We have thus warned them to move away from the road.”

The agency recently impounded about fifty trailers along the Iwo-Road interchange for contributing to the traffic gridlock and accidents along the highway.



Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.


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