Develop abandoned properties or risk forfeiture, EKSG urges residents

To foster infrastructural development in Ekiti state, the government has beseeched property owners in the state to develop their respective assets or risk forfeiture.

The State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Princess Iyabo Fakunle-Okieimen while conducting an on-the-spot assessment tour to five Local Government Areas lamented that most of the abandoned structures have become hideouts for criminals and miscreants, aiding recent spate of insecurity.

She reiterated the commitment of the Governor Fayemi led administration to the safety of lives and property of people in the State, adding that residents must however compliment government’s efforts at providing adequate security by being more security conscious and giving prompt relevant information to appropriate security agencies to tighten security in their various areas.

Some of the buildings and facilities inspected by the Commissioner and her team included; abandoned buildings along Fabo – Efon express road, Efon Alaaye, Aramoko Forest Reserve along Ijero road, Aramoko-Ekiti and Asasa Camp, Aramoko Ekiti.

Others are abandoned buildings and sites along Ire -Ilupeju Ekiti road, Ire Ekiti, abandoned buildings and sites along Afao – Igbemo road, abandoned sites along Ikere – Ise road and other several abandoned company sites across the State.