The Ondo State Government has expressed its determination to end all illegal buildings in Akure and other parts of the state.
Speaking with journalists, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Physical and Urban Development, Mr. Alaba Adeyemi, said such illegal buildings could induce flooding and other ecological disasters.
He decried the construction of some buildings especially petrol stations under power lines or on a river set back.
“Petrol stations were embargoed some years back, despite this, construction still continued but the embargo has been lifted and the Ministry is commencing regularization of all irregularities of the past years,” he said.
Mr. Adeyemi described it as a grievous offence to erect structures on government acquired land without approval.
He, therefore, directed all intending developers to obtain due approval for their designs from the Ministry.
The Permanent Secretary also encouraged owners of the affected structures to visit the Ministry as soon as…
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