Thursday, 19 November 2015

Ogun Warns Against Contravening Urban Renewal Laws

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The Ogun State Government says it would not fold its arms and watch people contravene the State Physical Planning and Urban Renewal laws and Regulations, as it has taken steps to check building contravention across the State.
The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development in Ogun State, Bashorun Adebola Adeife made this known while speaking on the demolition exercise carried out by the Ministry on some illegal structures within the State.

Basorun Adeife explained that all the demolished structures infringed on the State Physical Planning Law, adding that Government was not bent on embarrassing its citizens but to prevent construction of building against urban renewal lawss.
 “These structures in question did not have approved building plan, some built commercial or religious structures in a purely residential reserved areas while some built in total flagrant against the physical planning laws” Adeife said.
The Commissioner urged would-be developers to obey the physical planning laws and guide against erecting structures on any land without approval in Ogun State, saying era of impunity was over.
He however promised that the Ministry would do everything possible to ensure environmental orderliness and strict compliance to the building and physical planning laws for the betterment of all citizens.

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