Ministry of Works
The mandate of the ministry of works and transportation is to accelerate the development of the state in the area of developing infrastructure such as bridges, good roads and public buildings. It is also saddled with the responsibilities of ensuring safety on our roads and enhancing harmonious relationship among the various Transport Unions This falls under program III of the following 6-point developmental program of this administration:
- Development of Agriculture;
- Infrastructural Development;
- Education, Science and Technology;
The vision of the ministry of works and transportation is to provide roads and other infrastructures in a suitable manner for the overall socio-economic benefit of Ekiti people.
The mission is to formulate policies on infrastructural development and to construct, maintain roads and other infrastructures in a qualitative and sustainable manner to make Ekiti State an investor’s delight and broadening the industrial base of the state.
THE DEPARTMENTS/AGENCY IN THE MINISTRY
- Planning, Research and Statistics;
- Public Building Department;
- Electrical Engineering Department;
- Civil Engineering Department;
- Public Transportation Department;
- Mechanical Engineering Department;
- Administration and Supplies Department;
- Finance and Account Department;
- Direct Labour Department;
- Ekiti State Traffic Management Agency
These Departments function as summarized below:
- Construction of roads within the State;
- Rehabilitation and maintenance of all roads;
- Survey and Design of road Projects;
- Preparation of Bill of Engineering Measurement and Evaluation (BEME)
- Quality Control test of road materials;
- Preparation of Tender Documents;
- Monitoring, Preparation of reports and Evaluation of road projects;
- Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance of plants and vehicles;
- Fabrication of machine parts;
- Supervision of electrical projects;
- Harmonization and regulation of the activities of the Transport Unions;
- Ensuring proper driving through testing before issue of driving license;
- Clearing of highways of any obstruction or traffic accident;
- Construction and maintenance of public Buildings;
- Coordination of functions, management of funds, staff discipline, welfare, recruitment of junior staff promotion of deserving officers;
- Maintenance of State roads especially patching of potholes, and diverting flooding away from the completed roads;
- The Ministry serves as the link between the different Transport Unions and the
- The Ministry ensures compliance of Commercial Colour Code by operators of Commercial Vehicles/Tricycles/ Motorcycles by painting their vehicles into the State colour code, the approved commercial colour for Ekiti state is lemon-green with two yellow stripes across the roof of the vehicle horizontally with their reflective jackets at all times and their rider’s permit while riding with the aim of ensuring identification of the operators and prevent crime on our roads;
- The Vehicle Inspection Office of the Ministry functions are listed below:
- Pre- registration of inspection of Vehicles.
- Co-operating with other agencies to enforce traffic rules and regulations as well as road safety activities in the prevention of crashes on the highways.
- Inspection and issuance of road worthiness certificate to ensure that all vehicles plying the road are road worthy.
- Testing and certification of driver’s license and riders permit.
- Carrying out inspections and issuing report on crashed vehicles
|No||Projects||Name of Contractor||Length||Date of Award||Expected Date of Completion||Completion|
|Initiated Road Projects|
|1||Iluomoba- Igbemo road||Time Building & Const. Co. Ltd.||3.1KM||Feb. 2016||Nov., 2016||Substantially Completed|
|2||Overhead Bridge, Ado||Kopek Const.Ltd||1.165KM||Mar. 2016||Oct., 2017||58.34%|
|3||Rehabilitation of Iropora-Epe-Ijero Road||Time Building and; Const. Co. Ltd.||11.2KM||April, 2016||Dec., 2016||79.67%|
|4||Horticultural works along Ado – Ikere road||Tunnel Ventures Nig. Ltd.||–||Aug., 2016||Nov., 2016||92%|
|5||College road, Ikere||Chairpact Integrated Services Ltd.||6km||Sept., 2016||March,2017||Substantially Completed|
|6||Ilupeju – Ire road||Time Building & Const. Co. Ltd.||10.1km||Oct., 2016||Feb., 2017||23%|
|7||Ise Township road (link road)||Eldhaibi Construction Ltd.||1.1km||Oct., 2016||March,2017||Substantially Completed|
|8||Dualization of Imugbagba – Odo Ado road||Eldhaibi Construction Ltd.||1.25km||Oct., 2016||Feb., 2017||Substantially Completed|
|9||Dualization of Ilawe road||Dromo Int.Co. Ltd||1km||Feb., 2017||Aug., 2017||48%|
|10||Adebayo – Ori Apata – Nova road||Lumobs Inv. Co. Ltd.||1.78km||Feb., 2017||Sept., 2017||37.44%|
|11||Dualization of Ijero road||Dromo Int.Co. Ltd||0.949km||Feb., 2017||Sept., 2017||51%|
|12||Extension of Ado-Ikere Dual Carriageway Phase III||Kopek Const.Ltd||1.45km||Feb., 2017||Sept., 2017||58%|
|13||Ifaki – Orin – Ido road||Kopek Const.Ltd||9.65km||Feb., 2017||Sept., 2017||20%|
|14||Okemesi – Osun State Border road||Kopek Const.Ltd||2.5km||Mar. 2017||Sept., 2017||37%|
|15||Dualization of Emure-Ekiti Township road||Lumobs Inv. Co. Ltd.||1.1km||April, 2017||Oct., 2017||7.2%|
|16||Dualization of Ise-Ekiti Township road||Lumobs Inv. Co. Ltd.||1.5km||April, 2017||Oct., 2017||7.7%|
|Inherited Road Project|
|17||Ayetoro-Ewu-Iye Road||Roosco Resources Nig Ltd||11KM||June, 2013||Mar.,2017||Substantially Completed|
|18||Ikun Bridge||Charvet Nig. Ltd.||30M||Mar., 2013||May, 2017||Completed|
|19||Rehabilitation of Ado Township Roads (Group A)||Construcciones Vera Co. Ltd.||7.77km||July, 2012||Aug., 2017||85%|
|20||Installation of Double Arms LED Street Light at Emure-Ekiti||Team Electric Limited||–||Feb., 2017||March, 2017||35%|
|21||Installation of Double Arms LED Street Light at Ise-Ekiti||Team Electric Limited||–||Feb., 2017||March, 2017||25%|
|Public Building Projects|
|22||Construction of Ultra-Modern Market (Oja Oba), Ado Ekiti||KAYMON Construction Nig.Ltd||–||Feb., 2017||Feb., 2018||61%|
|23||Construction of New High Court, Ado Ekiti.||Goodek unique venture limited||–||Nov., 2016||Nov., 2017||35%|
|24||Construction of New Governor’s office Ado Ekiti.||Vynouad Construction Company Limited||–||Nov., 2016||Nov., 2017||50%|
|25||Construction of speaker’s residence, Ado Ekiti.||Tolaf Home and Properties||–||April, 2017||Nov., 2017||20%|
|26||Rehabilitation of Adetiloye hall at Trade Fair Complex Ado Ekiti.||Mega Aggregates International Ltd||–||Feb., 2017||July, 2017||13%|
|27||Fencing of Oke-iyinmi Car park||Ministry of Works and Transportation||–||April, 2017||June, 2017||55%|
|Mr Adesola Adebayo||Hon. Commissioner|
|Arc. Tajudeen Olawale Ajayi||Senior Special Assistance|
|Mr. Fasiku Ademiloye||Permanent Secretary|
|Mr Toyin Fadahunsi||Director Administration and Supplies|
|Mr. Aluko Oluwashina Oluwaseun||Senior Administrative Secretary|
|Miss Adesola Fayemi||Senior Assistance Secretary|
|Mr. Agbebunmi Joshua Olugbenga||Head Personnel Admin. Unit/ Assist. Chief Exec. Officer|
|Mrs. Olanike Okunmuyide||Chief Store Officer|
|Finance and Accounts Department|
|Mr. Aiyegbusi Ebenezer Olufemi||Director Finance and Accounts|
|Mr. Anjorin Joel Afolabi||Deputy Director/Other Charges|
|Mrs. Kayode F. F.||Unit Head-Salary|
|Mr. Fanibe Ojo Adedayo||Unit Head-Cashier (PM)|
|Mr. Adegoke Henry B.||Unit Head-Revenue|
|Civil Engineering Department|
|Engr. Olofin Ojo Julius||Director Civil Engineering Department|
|Engr. Kolade James Ayokunle||Deputy Director Civil Engineering Dept.|
|Engr. Adedoyin Adeyinka Ezekiel||Assistant Director|
|Engr. Adewumi Adekunle Timothy||Chief Resident Engineer|
|Engr. Oke Bamidele Johnson||Principal Resident Engineer|
|Engr. Afolayan Olufemi Joseph||Principal Resident Engineer|
|Engr. Bakare Kehinde Sule||Principal Resident Engineer|
|Engr. Fakunle Oj Samuel||Director Electrical Department|
|Engr. Ojelabi-Pedro Toyin Mercy||Deputy Director Electrical Department|
|Engr. Faroye Adewale Akintimiwa||Unit Head-Maintenance|
|Engr. Adeniyi Adewale Sunday||Unit Head-Design and Planning|
|Engr. Owolabi Temitope Samuel||Unit Head-Construction/Project Sup.|
|Public Buildings Department|
|Famuyiwa Idowu Mathew||Director Public Buildings Department|
|Omotayo Oluseun Dare||Deputy Director/Unit Head of Q/S|
|Mrs. Tunji-Sule Ramota Morenike||Unit Head of Building section|
|Mr. Akinyemi Akinniyi Tunde||Unit Head of Architecture section|
|Planning, Research and Statistics Department|
|Engr. Onipede Martins Bankole||Director PR&S|
|Mrs. Akinkunmi Esther Abimbola||Deputy Director/Unit Head-Collation|
|Mrs. Osadare Foluso Toluwani||Unit Head-Contract processings|
|Mr. Ajayi Ifedayo Olumide||Unit Head-Compendium/Quality control|
|Engr. Adewumi Adebola Tajudeen||Unit Head-Budget and Engineering Design|
|Engr. Ayeni Emmanuel Oluwaseun||Director Mechanical Department|
|Engr. Musa Oguntuase||Deputy Director Mechanical Dept.|
|Engr. Ojo I. O.||Unit Head-Area Mechanical Workshop|
|Engr. Peter Ajayi A.||Unit Head-Project Supervision|
|Mr. James Olaiya||Unit Head-Operator|
|Mr. J. Azeez||Unit Head-Driver|
|Public Transport Department|
|Engr. Fatayo T. O.||Director Public Transport|
|Mr. Adeleye D. B.||Chief VIO|
|Mr. Adefisayo Adetunji||Unit Head-Tricycle Motorcycle operation|
|Mr. Fadeyi A. A.||Unit Head-Transport Unions/Driving School|
|Mr. Awe Bayo||Unit Head-Public Mass Transit|
|Public Works Department|
|Engr. Mrs. Ajite V. O||Director Public Works|
|Mrs Ajayi Omolara||Unit Head of Account|
|Ekundayo Oluwafemi||Unit Head of Operator|
|Ayeola Isaac Jimoh||Unit Head of Mechanical|
|Mrs Idowu Mary||Unit Head of Registry|
|Mr Tope Adedeji||Unit Head of Drivers|
|Ekiti State Traffic Management Agency|
|Engr. Adeola Johnson||Exec. Secretary|
|Engr. Jimoh Abdulwahab||Director Operation|
|Mr. Solomon Akintayo||Chief Executive Officer A/c (DFA)|
|Ogunjobi J.S||Head Admin|
|Mrs Sanni Abike Dada||Chief Internal Auditor|
- EKSTMA- Ekiti State Traffic Management Agency
- DAS- Director Administration and Supply
- DFA- Director Finance and Account
- DPRS- Director Planning Research and Statistics
- DCE- Director Civil Engineering
- DPB- Director Public Buldings
- DL- Director Direct Labour
- DME- Director Mechanical Engineering
- DEE- Director Electrical Engineering
- DPT- Director Public Transport
- CVIO- Chief Vehicle Inspection Officer
- CIA- Chief Internal Auditor
Community leaders applaud Oyebanji over road construction
As aggressive road construction and rehabilitation of the present
administration continues to attract commendation, the people of
Omisanjana have raised encomiums on the Governor Biodun Oyebanji for
embarking on the construction of Omisanja -Ajebandele road.
Speaking with Journalists at the site in Ado, one of the landlords in
the area, Alhaji Akande Lasisi who could not hide his feelings towards
the construction of the road expressed appreciation to the Governor
for rescuing the people from the untold hardship encountered while
coming in and going out of the area.
Akande who lamented the poor state of the road before the commencement
of the work, stressed that it was difficult for both motorcycles and
vehicles to ply the road and thereby caused problems for the residents
of the area to move from there to the other side of the town.
Another resident of the area, Mrs Falade Adetunji who is also a
landlady in the community, commended the efforts of the Governor for
keeping to his electioneering promises
Mrs Adetunji explained that the landlords’ association of the
community paid a visit to the Governor before the election where they
requested for the construction of the road and was surprise as he kept
In his comments, a motorcyclist, Mr Adesuyi Adebiyi, showered encomium
on the Governor for opening up the area, stressing that the road
construction has allowed for free flow of vehicles and will improve
the economic activities of the area when completed.
Mr Adebiyi who prayed for God’s protection and wisdom for the Governor
to enable him continue his good works, appealed to government to
construct speed breakers to prevent reckless driving so as to avert
accident on the road.
Answering some questions from journalists, the Permanent Secretary of
the Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Sunday Komolafe stressed the
commitment of the present administration to provision of conducive
environment for the people of the state, adding that Biodun Oyebanji
led government is determined embark on aggressive road repair across
According to him, the present administration was working round the
clock to prevent flooding this year with an advice to the those plying
the road to drive carefully to avert accident.
EKSG rehabilitates 12 township roads in 200 days.
The present administration of Mr Biodun Oyebanji has completed the
rehabilitation of twelve (12) township roads within its Two Hundred
(200) days in office within the state capital.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Sunday
Komolafe gave the information while monitoring the completed and
on-going road rehabilitation works in Ado Ekiti.
Mr Komolafe who explained that the government had earlier completed
seven (7) in its first one hundred days, said additional five (5) has
just been completed making a total number of 12 township roads
rehabilitated within Two Hundred days in office
According to him, the government had completed ; Oke Oniyo -Union
Baptist road, Oladele street road at Awedele, Odofin -Kini, Ajibade
lane – Orita Blessing road and Matthew street – St Paul Anglican
Church, Odo Ado road.
Others are Mugbagba – St Paul Anglican Church, Ijigbo Round about –
Atikankan, Olukayode Stadium- Okuta Gbokutalori -Old
Garage, Atikankan- Isato Oke- Sadiat Hotel, Basiri -Nova Int. School
junction in Adebayo and Access Bank-Oke
Bola – Little by Little plaza bypass.
Mr Komolafe who commended the efforts of the Governor for making lives
easy for commuters and other road users, said the roads would go a
long way to assisting the
populace in carrying out their day today activities and reduce
accident in the areas.
Speaking on the quality of the job, the Ministry’s boss said that the
present administration was zero tolerant to shoddy jobs stressing that
the Ministry does not give room for the use of sub standard materials
as they embark on close monitoring and supervision of the projects.
Those that are still ongoing as listed by the Permanent Secretary
include St Paul Anglican Church – Ado Grammar School, Baptist High
School- NTA – New Iyin road, Agric Olope – Moferere – Odo Ado, GRA 3rd
Extension, Oke Ila
– Housing Corporation and Oja Oba – Post Office – Palace road which
are expected to be delivered soon.
EKSG warns against drain blockages
The Ekiti State Government has warned residents against drain
blockage so as to prevent road flooding across the state.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Sunday
Komolafe gave the warning while interacting with Journalists in Ado
Ekiti, the state capital.
Mr Komolafe who frowned at the attitude, said the act is a great
sabotage to the good and lofty efforts of government at providing
motorable and flood-free environment for the people.
‘It is a very bad habit to dump materials such as sand, stones, refuse
on drainages. This can sabotage the good intention of government to
providing conducive environment for the people and it can lead to
flooding on the road and thereby impede free vehicular movement’ he
The Permanent Secretary who stressed the commitment of the present
administration to the well-being of its citizenry warned perpetrators
to desist from such act or face the wrath of the law.
‘ I want to sound a note of warning against this act. Government will
not hesitate to arrest and prosecute whoever caught with such act’.
the PS warned.
While calling on citizens of the state to help government to help
them, Engr. Komolafe advised that people should not jettison the
warnings issued by experts in the field of meteorology and weather
forecast concerning heavy rains and flooding this year.
EKSG warns contractors against sub-standard jobs.
As part of efforts to ensure quality road construction and
rehabilitation, the Ekiti State Government has warned contractors
against shoddy jobs.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Sunday
Komolafe gave the warning while monitoring Ilawe – Erijiyan road
According to him, the present administration is quality conscious and
would not accept substandard materials from any contractor.
“The present government led by Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji has zero
tolerance for shoddy jobs and will not compromise the standard as
government is targeting durable projects that will stand the test of
He stressed that the benefits to be derived from the road by the
people of the state, should be commensurable with the money expended
Speaking with the representative of the contractor, Mr Femi , the PS
assured Ekiti people of quality job and called on him to revisit the
corrected portions of the road with a promise that the project would
be delivered on time.
According to the PS, the project was awarded in February by the present
administration and they have been working round
the clock since then to deliver to specification.
The contractor who stressed that the rehabilitation of the road had reached 67
percent completion, said they would move back to the site soon for the
completion of the project.