Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Lagos Govt. gives owners of illegal structures, shanties in Obalende 48 hours to remove them

By News Express on 26/07/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,012

•Lagos State Task Force Chairman, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi
•Lagos State Task Force Chairman, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday served another 48 hours Abatement Notice (Tuesday, 25th to Thursday, 27th of July, 2017) to all owners of illegal structures and shanties including containerised shops around Obalende to remove them immediately.

Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that these illegal structures and shanties, including containerised shops were directly constructed or placed in the pathway of drainages and canals around Obalende thereby blocking the free flow of water during rainfall.

He noted further that the initial six-month notice from the government expired recently, but the law permitted this new 48 hours ‘Abatement Notice' be served before any demolition.

The Chairman explained that perennial flooding being experienced in some parts of the state was not natural but ‘Man-Made Disaster’ due to the indiscriminate dumping of refuse and used tyres into both primary and secondary water channels by members of the public.

While stressing that the present administration is spending much on infrastructural development which included clearing of drainages and canals across the state, Egbeyemi said there was a need for an attitudinal change by members of the public to support the government in securing the environment.

He implored owners of such illegal structures, shanties and containerised shops around Obalende, including under bridge to remove them within 48 hours of the notice or have them demolished by the Task Force.

The Chairman hinted that motor mechanics and all other forms of unauthorised commercial activities within Obalende and its environs were also affected by this notice.

SP Egbeyemi, who seeks for a total compliance and maximum cooperation from the people around Obalende, however, advised miscreants and hoodlums around the area to relocate as anyone arrested would be immediately charged to court for prosecution.

 

Source News Express

Posted 26/07/2017 01:19:19 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
‘Nyako to be tried for treason after impeachment’...

MASSOB lambasts Buhari over Benue killings •Alleges Islamic...

Benue Governor raises hope on end to herdsmen’s...

Militants who bombed oil pipeline fall into security...

Army buries 11 soldiers killed by bandits

BREAKING: US government shutdown ends as Trump signs...

EFCC arrests man for land racketeering

Plateau/Bauchi Security: Military equips Taskforce with monitoring motor...

Breaking News: Passenger plane crash-lands in Ilorin

NIGERCEM set to resume production •Core investor mobilises...

Confirmed: 54 Nigerian pilgrims died in Hajj stampede...

Protesters throng US Embassy over non-recognition of IPOB...

 

Latest News FG gets seven-day ultimatum to unfreeze Peter Obi’s account The true story of Boko Haram massacre of troops at Metele — Surviving soldier Igbos may lose 2023 presidency to South-West, says Ngige Oil marketers order shutdown of depots over N800b subsidy debts Lassa fever kills three, afflicts 13 in Edo, Ondo, Gombe, Plateau, Kano Electoral Act: APC, PDP playing games with national stability — Olawepo-Hashim Over 10,000 female children abused daily in Nigeria — Group ‘I pay N100 daily to sleep under Oshodi Bridge: Arrested miscreant APC, party of vagabonds — ASUU Ambode laments killing of 18 LASTMA officers on duty Don’t be selective in fighting corruption, NBA tells FG Calabar carnival to host presidential candidates

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,319 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,480 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,412 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (280,764 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,593 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,144 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (211,898 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,139 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,369 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,320 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,069 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,581 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,870) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (972) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (311) International (2,800) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (64) News (41,307) Opinion (1,150) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,096) Religion (911) Sports (1,812) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera