The Lagos State authorities 2day study The rise up Act To all of the proprietors Of illegal systems, Shanties, street Hawkers and the ones who have transformed Walkways Into trading points & food Courts In Ikoyi, Victoria Island & The Lagoon the front Of Lekki, & Issued A fourteen-day Grace period To eliminate Such illegal structures.
A statement Signed by using The Secretary To
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The Lagos State Government Today Read The Riot Act To All The Owners Of Illegal Structures, Shanties, Street Hawkers And Those Who Have Converted Walkways Into Trading Points And Food Courts In Ikoyi, Victoria Island And The Lagoon Front Of Lekki, And Issued A 14-day Grace Period To Remove Such Illegal Structures.
A Statement Signed By The Secretary To The State Government (SSG), Mr
Tunji Bello, The State Government Warned That If Such Illegal Structures
Are Not Removed After The 14 Days Grace, The State Special Task Force
On The Clean Up Of The Areas Would Move In To Enforce The Laws.
Owners Of All Illegal Structures, Shanties, Abandoned Buildings And All
Those Who Have Converted Road Median To Commercial Uses In Ikoyi,
Victoria Island And Lekki Have Between Today And Two Weeks’ Time To
Comply Or Have The State Special Task Force On The Clean Up Of The Areas
To Contend With,” The SSG Warned.
Statement Added That Owners Of All Abandoned Buildings In Different
Areas Of Ikoyi, Lekki And Victoria Island Which Are Now Harbouring
Prostitutes, Illegal Miscreants And Unwanted Elements Must Clear The
Structures Of Such Undesirable Elements Immediately.
Specifically Warned Owners Of Properties On The Lagoon Fronts Of Lekki
Phase 1 Who Have Littered The Whole Areas With Compactors And Several
Other Deadweight Equipments To Remove Them Out Immediately.
Said The State Government Was Concerned About The Conversion Of The
Frontages Of Properties And Abandoned Houses To Kiosks And Trading
Points By Maids And Guards As Well As The Unregulated Activities Of
Horticulturists Who Have Turned Setbacks To Hide Outs And Selling
Reiterated The Determination Of The Ambode-led Administration To
Restore The Original Master Plan Of Ikoyi, Victoria Island And Lekki By
Checking The Activities Of Roadside Automobile Repairers Who Have
Converted Many Dual Carriage Lanes To Single Lanes With Indiscriminate
Said The State Government Would No Longer Tolerate Unauthorized Parking
Of Vehicles, Trucks, Among Others On Drainage Infrastructure, Adding
That Owners Of Such Vehicles And Properties With Unkempt Drainages Will
Said It Was Totally Unacceptable For People To Stockpile And Display
Wares Such As Bags Of Charcoal On Major Roads Like Ahmadu Bello Way And
Federal Secretariat Road, Ikoyi, Stating That Henceforth Such Goods
Would Be Confiscated And The Owners Prosecuted.
Are Using This Medium To Sensitize Members Of The Public And Residents
Of The Affected Areas Who Are Involved In These Illegalities To
Immediately Take Right Action And Do The Needful As The State Government
Will Take The Necessary Steps To Enforce Its Environmental And
Sanitation Laws Forthwith.
Those Engaging In Roadside Display Of Wares, Illegal Street Trading And
All Illegal Squatters On Undeveloped Land And All Those Who Have
Converted Road Median To Commercial Uses In Ikoyi, Victoria Island And
Lekki Are Being Advised In Their Own Interest To Put A Stop To The
Illegalities,” He Said