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Owu-fall: Community lauds Gov Abdulrazaq over road construction

by newshubmag

The people of Owa-Kajola in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State has commended the executive Governor of the State and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over his commitment towards the development of the tourism sites in the State.

The royal father of the community, the Onire of Owa – Kajola, His Royal Highness Oba Adebisi Adeniyi gave this commendation on behalf of his people in a statement signed by the Secretary of Owa-Kajola Development Association, Prince Olumide Ogunbiyi.


News Hub reports that the royal father was reacting to the news of the approval of the
contract for the construction of the Phase 1 of the road to the popular Owu Fall located in the community.

News Hub recalls that the state Commissioner for Communications, Bola Olukoju, had made the disclosure in a statement after a meeting of the state executive council recently.

According to the commissioner, the contract which covers 11 kilometres in the first phase, was awarded to Messrs FIK Contracting and Engineering Ltd at N3,998,838,427.50 for a completion period of 18 months.


In his reaction, Oba Adeniyi disclosed that in making the Owu Fall accessible to all and sundry, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has taken a giant stride in making Kwara state a major hub for recreation and tourism.

The royal father also noted that the construction of the road will not only bring Kwara state into the limelight in the tourism sector but will also improve socieconomic activities and create employment in the area.


While thanking the Governor for bringing the dream of Owa-Kajola into reality, Oba Adeniyi on behalf of the community promised the unalloyed support and cooperation of his people to the Government and the contractor by creating an enabling environment with a view to achieving the desire results.

News Hub further reports that the Owu Fall is one of the star attractions in Kwara state and widely touted as the highest waterfall in West Africa measuring 120m above water level and cascading 330 feet down an escarpment.

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