The Oyo and Osun state governments are collaborating for the reconstruction of the 83.6-kilometre Ibadan–Osogbo road, News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Oyo State Commissioner for Public Works, Daud Sangodoyin, and his Osun counterpart, Oluremi Omowaiye, made this known on Monday at a news conference, held in Ibadan.
Mr Sangodoyin said the process for the award 29.2 kilometers of the road from Iwo Road interchange to Oyo State boundary, near Lalupon village, was at a final stage.
The commissioner, while speaking on the benefits of the collaboration between the two states in reconstructing the road, said that the projects, when completed, would enhance regional integration.
He also said the road would boost security of road users and communities on the axis.