Ilaje Monarch Plans to Build Mega-City

Akure - THE Prominent traditional ruler in the oil -rich Ugbo Kingdom in Ilaje Council area of Ondo State, the Olugbo of Ugboland, Oba Obateru Akinruntan is planning to construct a Mega Royal City which will be the first of its kind in Africa.
Also a palace with 14 royal rooms, a courtyard and seven royal sitting rooms, among other facilities, which is under construction on about two acres of land, will be completed by January next year at a cost of over N1.5bn.
Oba Akinrutan, speaking after a special prayer and thanksgiving session to mark his third anniversary on the throne in Ugbonla, said the Mega Royal City will have a refinery, a university, a technology school.
According to him: "The mega city project is my idea but I am partnering with foreign investors, the state government and other relevant agencies of government to make it a reality.
"We will have a refinery, a university, a technology school because here in Ilaje.
"Most of our people are teachers. We will build state-of-the-art schools, primary, secondary and tertiary so that our people will enjoy the best things of life.
"Already some of our children in the various schools across the country and overseas are enjoying scholarships which we instituted and this will also continue.
Speaking on the construction of a new palace, the Oba said that the cost will increase by the time all the necessary accessories and materials needed to equip and furnish the palace to taste, are installed and completed by the end of next year.
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Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

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