Category: Ministry of Lands, Housing, Survey and Urban Development

Oyo Govt Rolls Out Second Tranche Of Electronic C of O To Applicants

Over thirty eight applicants today collected their Certificate of Occupancy under the Oyo State Home Howners Charter scheme (more…)

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Oyo NIS Chair Supports ‘Home Owners’ Charter’

….Wants House Resolution on Setback For Circular Road’ Implemented

The Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Oyo State (more…)

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Gov. Makinde Issues C of Os To Oyo Home Owners’ Charter Beneficiaries

Gov. Seyi Makinde made a symbolic handing over of Certificate of Occupancy to some of the beneficiaries of an upgraded (more…)

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One Year In Office: Makinde Set To Roll Out First Set Of Digitized C Of Os

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde will on Monday June 1st 2020 distribute the first set of digitized Certificate of (more…)

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Oyo Launches Digitized C Of O

…Says It Will Bear Applicants’ Cost Of Survey, Planning Permission

…First 2,000 Applicants To Enjoy Discounts

Oyo State Government has launched a digitized (more…)

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Oyo Govt Opens Bid For 2018 Intervention Projects

…To Roll Out 198 Contracts

At least, 87 Local contractors on Thursday participated in the bid opening exercise for the 2018 FGN-UBEC/OYOSUBEB intervention projects held at Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board’s premises.

The exercise, according to the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran was done in compliance with provision of Oyo State Public Procurement Act 2010.

“We allowed due process in this bid opening, which states that people should be allowed to tender for any goods and/or services, and the tender should be open in the presence of the tenderers”, he said.

While he reiterated Governor Seyi Makinde’s administration’s commitment to transparency, openness and integrity at all times, the Chairman also revealed that the projects are being jointly financed by Oyo State Government through the State Universal Basic Education Board and the Federal Government, through the Universal Basic Education Commission.

The Chairman revealed that 198 contracts are being rolled out, adding that the process involved transparency and due process.

He said the projects include construction of five Model schools, six ECD Pilot centers, 32 blocks of 3-classroom buildings and 15 blocks of 4-classrooms.

Also, the contractors are bidding for renovation of 59 blocks of classrooms, sinking and erection of 40 units of borehole tanks and tank stands.

Others are, procurement of 36 classroom furniture, sports equipment, 16 motorcycles and one hilux.

Dr. Adeniran also disclosed that the Board is in the process of accessing 2019 FGN-UBEC/OYOSUBEB Intervention funds, saying the State Government has approved the release of its counterpart fund.

The Chairman therefore urged most eligible tenderer to deliver a thorough job and ensure speedy completion of the 2018 intervention projects.

He said, “Bidders are strongly advised to ensure speedy project execution, as this administration has zero tolerance for time wastage, as far as project execution is concerned”.

The bid opening exercise was witnessed by representatives of Universal Basic Education Commission, Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Bureau of Public Procurement, Federal Ministry of Education.

Other bodies represented include, Nigeria Institute of Engineers, Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers and CSACEFA.

 

 

Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.

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My Administration is Committed to Enhancing Independence of Judiciary—Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Monday, that his administration remains committed to the actualisation of the Independence of the Judiciary.

The Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan, at the opening of the 2019/2020 Legal Year, stated that his administration would provide conducive atmosphere for the effective performance of the Judiciary in the state.

The Islamic Special Service for the opening of the 2019/2020 Legal Year was held at the Central Mosque, Oja’ba, Ibadan, while the Christian Special Service for the same purpose, was led by the Secretary  to the State Government,  Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun and held at the St. James Cathedral, Oke-Bola, Ibadan.

During his speech, Governor Makinde urged the judiciary to shun bias and delay in the discharge of their duties on dispensation of Justice, noting that Justice delayed is Justice denied.

A statement signed by the Special Assistant (Print Media) to Governor Makinde, Moses Alao, quoted the Governor as saying that his administration would back the Judiciary in the State to work effectively by providing everything it needed to perform optimally.

He said: “We are not going to allow the Judiciary to be coming cap in hands and be begging for their rights. Every effort will be made to make the dispensation of Justice easier in this regime.”

He also enjoined the Muslim Clerics to continue to pray for the Judiciary on the discharge of their duties, noting that prayer was needed to ensure effective dispensation of Justice.

Governor Makinde hinted that his administration would continue to interact with all other arms of Government in a very peaceful manner.

In their separate remarks, the Deputy Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (Ibadan Branch), Mr.Ibrahim Lawal and the chairman, Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria, urged the Executive arm of Government to allow the independence of the Judiciary and provide necessary financial support for them always.

“We urge the Executive arm of Government not to pay lip service to the independence of the Judiciary.

“We reiterate our demand for the establishment of Shari’a Court in the Judiciary would be asked to give their stewardship on the day of Judgement.”

The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Bisi Ilaka; Head of Service, Alhaja Amidat Agboola; Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs Fausat Sanni; Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Rahman Abdul-Raheem and the Senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Senator Kola Balogun, were also in attendance at the event.

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Oyo to Revoke Lands Without Proper Documents

The Oyo State Government has called on the people  of the State to ensure that they have updated land documents so  as not to have their lands revoked or property demolished.

The Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Barr. Abiodun  Abdu-Raheem while on duty tour to various sites owned by the  State Government in Ibadan said the present administration is interested in the issue of Lands across the State for proper documentation and accessibility.

‘This is the right time for good people of Oyo State to know that things should be done in the proper manner. Anyone that does not have an up to date documents should do so because the Ministry would be paying an unscheduled  visits to various sites to check if the sites have genuine approval.

If there is any infraction whatsoever  from anyone on the sites visited, the person would face the full wrath of the law as the present administration is not out to wit hunt anybody but to enforce law and order and to ensure that proper approval is given before construction on sites is being carried out,” he explained.

The Commissioner who was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary and some Directors of the Ministry served a stop work notice to the contractors handling the construction of some houses at Mami Market Agodi, GRA and a Water Corporation Building at Jericho asked the contractors to report at the Ministry with necessary documents for the construction of the site.

The team also visited the industrial park as well as free trade zone along Lagos Ibadan Expressway to assess the lands in the area.

Meanwhile, Barr.  Abiodun Abdu-Raheem who took the opportunity to pay a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of Technical University, Ibadan assured the Institution of Government readiness to assist in the provision of adequate space of Land as the present administration is interested in the development of the education sector.

The Vice Chancellor of Technical University Ibadan, Professor Ayobami Salami appreciated the Seyi Makinde led administration for its support while calling for adequate security stressing that the University is facing security challenges because of the porosity of the villages surrounding the Institution.

Earlier, a group of  people from Temidire, Bako area of Odo Ona in Ibadan protested at the Ministry to express their grievances over encroachment of the area by some hoodlums making life unbearable for people of the area.

The Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Barr. Abioldun Abdu-Raheem assured the people  of immediate action as government  will  not condone disturbance of people on their land.

 

 

Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.

 

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