The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and the World Bank are to construct 300 kilometres of rural roads in Osun under the Rural Access and Mobility Project.
The Project Coordinator in Osun, Adelere Oriolowo, announced this to newsmen shortly after a pre-bidding meeting held in Osogbo with interested contractors for the project.
Oriolowo explained that, the State Project Implementation Unit, had already invited bids from eligible and reputable contractors for the expression of interest on the project.
He said the project would be jointly financed by the World Bank and French Development Agency in line with World Bank Procurement Regulations.
Oriolowo pointed out that the past projects had impacted positively on the lives of rural dwellers in the state.
The project coordinator explained that the project would include: site clearance, earthworks; provision of lateritic sub-base course; chemical stabilization; 35mm asphaltic concrete, among others.