Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Amosun Orders Reopening Of Markets In Ogun State

Ogun state government has directed that the sealed markets in Ota, Ado-Odo/ Ota local government area of the state be reopened.
Amosun has directed that the sealed markets in Ota area of the state be reopened
Governor Ibikunle Amosun ordered the closure of the market on Saturday, January 2, when he was on project monitoring exercise in Ota.
The  The reopening of the markets for business for the market became possible when market men and women had cleaned it up of indiscriminate refuse dump.
In a statement on Tuesday, January 5, signed by the State Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye, he enjoined market men, women, and residents of Ota township and its environs to ensure that their environments are kept clean at all time.
He maintained that environmental laws of not dumping  garbage on the medians or drainages are still intact, assuring that,it will be enforced now.
The commissioner warned that government would strictly enforce environmental laws, enjoining residents to maintain a healthy and clean environment.
Oyeleye warned residents and traders in Ifo township, Mowe/Ibafo in Obafemi/Owode local government area and Ijebu Ode township to ensure compliance with the laws ,as the areas are next destinations of the government’s team.
He declared that government would not hesitate to wield the big stick on anyone who violates the rule.
Meanwhile, officials of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), on Tuesday, January, 2, paid a  at his Oke-mosan, Abeokuta office.
The commission was led by Mr. Dipo Famakinwa, the director general, and coordinating head, Mr. Seye Oyeleye.