Oyo declares zero tolerance on street trading, indiscriminate refuse dumping
Governor Seyi Makinde has declared zero tolerance on street trading and indiscriminate dumping of refuse across Oyo State.
The governor said such acts, apart from becoming irritating, also portray the state in bad light.
He enjoined the citizens, to desist from dumping of refuse on the roads and avoid street trading.
The governor, who spoke at the thanksgiving church service at Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan, in commemoration of his second term victory, said adherence to the directive would ensure a safer environment for investors in the state.
He also said his government will no longer tolerate any act of indiscipline, thuggery, hooliganism, and any act of violence that can disrupt the prevailing peace in the state.
Makinde said to ensure a safer environment, people of the state must adjust their lifestyle by desisting from indiscriminate dumping of refuse and street trading across the state.
He noted that his administration would provide a favourable atmosphere for people to comply with the directive, pointing out that his administration will no longer tolerate any act of thuggery or violence from any group or individuals in the state.
Bishop of Ibadan North Anglican Diocese, Rt. Reverend Williams Aladekugbe, presided over the thanksgiving.
The thanksgiving was attended by the Deputy Governor, Adebayo Lawal, his wife, Mrs. Ajibola Lawal, wife of former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Mrs. Mutiat Ladoja, Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Iyabo Yerima, Senator Gbenga Babalola, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, among others.
Former Deputy Governor, and the National Deputy Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Taofeek Arapaja, Ambassador Ronke Adefope, Wole Oyelese, Head of Service, Mrs. Olubunmi Oni, Chief Bode Amoo and his wife, Chief Elizabeth Mojoyinola Akinyele, Dr. Saka Balogun, Chief Sunday Ogunlade, Chief J. G. Adetoro, Dr. Deji Omole and Mogaji Joseph Tegbe, were also at the event.