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APC Govt Will Reintroduce Tolls Along Major Highways To Generate Revenue – Senator Adeyeye

Senator Olusola Adeyeye has said when the APC form the government at the federal level, it would reintroduce tolls along major highways the required revenue to maintain the roads.

Senator Adeyeye made the assertion at the APC roundtable tagged ‘Improving Governance through transparent budgeting, accountability and effective public financial management.’

He explained that just as the government had responsibility to the people, the people equally had civic responsibilities to perform.

While making a case for true federalism, he said states must be allowed to develop at their pace.

“Why must the governor of the oil rich Rivers and the revenue rich Lagos, earn the same salary and allowances with the governors of Osun and Gombe?” he asked.

Adeyeye also explained that Nigerians must begin to take ownership of their country and government. This partnership, he explained, would ensure progress for the nation.

He said it was no longer the practice in most parts of the world to leave everything to the government alone because there were contending needs to be met, especially in the area of infrastructural development.

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