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LAGOS WARNS DEVELOPERS AGAINST CUTTING OF ROADS

The Lagos State Government has warned Developers in the State to desist from cutting roads to create access to their property. This warning was issued on Tuesday by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako during routine monitoring of the Bourdillon axis and environs in Ikoyi. Dr. Salako expressed the Lagos State Government’s disenchantment at any act capable of …

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COMMISSIONER CONDEMNS ATTACK ON LASBCA OFFICIALS BY MOPOL IN AJAH

The Honourable Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako has condemned the attack on officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) by Mobile Policemen (MOPOL) guiding a building construction site at Olumide Madariola Street, Sea Side Estate, Badore Ajah, Lagos. Dr. Salako, reacting to a report by a team of LASBCA officials who were attacked …

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LASG SEALS 20 BUILDINGS FOR FAILURE TO PRODUCE PLANNING PERMIT

The Lagos State Ministry of PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, on Wednesday, sealed 20 buildings at various stages of completion in Isheri-North GRA due to inability of the owners to produce approved Planning Permits on demand as stipulated in the guidelines issued by the Ministry. The Commissioner for Physical Planningand Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako said the buildings were sealed during a routine compliance monitoring exercise, recalling …

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BUILDERS GUILD APPLAUDS LAGOS COMMISSIONER’S VISIT TO MAGODO WETLAND

The Building Construction Professional Guild has commended the Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako for the assessment visit to Magodo wetland on Tuesday, saying that the visit was consistent with calls for preservation of the buffer zone. The Coordinator of the Ikosi-Isheri Chapter of the Organisation, Surveyor Tayo Fifo, who gave the commendation in reaction to the Commissioner’s …

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LASG SET TO EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY FOR CITY TRANSFORMATION

The Lagos State Ministry of PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development has commenced the move to automate stage certification, monitoring and urban renewal processes through the Lagos State PhysicalPlanning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) and the Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) respectively. The Honourable Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, disclosed this on Saturday at the Secretariat, Alausa, after he …

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COMMISSIONER VISITS MAGODO WETLAND, RESTATES ZERO-TOLERANCE FOR ILLEGAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT

Lagos State Commissioner for PhysicalPlanning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, on Tuesday, paid an official visit to the Magodo wetland for an on-the-spot assessment, just as he restated the State Government’s zero-tolerance for illegal property development across the metropolis. Speaking during the visit, Dr. Salako stated that the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, being responsible for the maintenance of an orderly, livable …

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COVID-19: LAGOS RELEASES GUIDELINES ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Sequel to the gradual and controlled easing of the COVID-19 lockdown in the State, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, has released updated guidelines relevant to building construction sites in the State. The guidelines were is listed in a statement issued on Friday by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who said that it had become …

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