The Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, has revealed plans to construct a 500,000 litres capacity aviation fuel facility at the Ibadan Airport at the Ibadan Airport.

The governor disclosed this in his keynote address at the stakeholders town hall meeting on citizens engagement on the 2022 budget held at Ibarapa East Local Government Secretariat Hall, Eruwa on Thursday

The governor, who was represented by the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin said that the construction of the fuel facility was necessary to improve the standard of the airport.

He stated that the project would be one of the numerous projects just awarded and about to commence in the State, adding that some projects were already in the completion stage and will soon be commissioned.

Makinde explained that the interaction was essential in order to help the government to know the right area to channel resources to have a better Oyo state, promising that the government will fulfill all promises and request of the citizens.

Earlier in her welcome address, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Mrs Mofoluke Adebiyi said that the current administration operated an open government initiative aimed at strengthening civic voices, demonstrating the responsiveness of the government system and promoting the interest of all citizens.