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Oyo Gov’t begins verification of land titles along industrial areas

Oyo Gov’t begins verification of land titles along industrial areas

The Oyo State Government has commenced the verification of title documents within its industrial acquisitions all over the State.

Williams Funmilayo, the Commissioner who led the enforcement team of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, during a tour of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway said the joint physical site inspections were conducted to verify and identify developments without formal integration or building plan approval in and around the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway industrial acquisitions and Oluyole Industrial acquisition.

Required notices were served on the identified illegal structures to enforce proper management of State Land and ensure that internally generated Revenue is guaranteed.

In addition, the existing companies were requested to pay their Land use charges at the right time while default notices were served on defaulters.

The Commissioner warned the companies to desist from illegal development without necessary approvals and delay in payment of statutory fees such as Land Use Charge, Accessment bills, Taxes etc into Government coffers.

Some of the Companies visited were AP Filling Station along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Valency Agro, Lebrony Agro Ltd, RCC Quarry Site, Ubereness Nigeria Ltd and Jubaili Seed Company.

Amongst the team that went out for the enforcement were the Permanent Secretary (Lands) Mofoluke Adebiyi; Special Adviser to Governor on Land matters, Akinshete Olakunle; Special Assistant Housing and Urban Development, Dairo Lanre; General Manager on Private Networks Nigeria Ltd, Ladigbolu Ayodeji; Directors and some other staff of the Ministry.