The Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Authority (LASPEMA) has reiterated the present administration’s zero tolerance for all environmental infractions across the metropolis by serving contravention notices to some informal business owners along Olayinka Bamgbose Street and Unity Road in Ikeja Local Government.
A statement released by the Agency said the monitoring team of LASPEMA served the violators the notices during a monitoring exercise embarked upon by the team to curb the incessant environmental infraction after receiving several complaints from some residents in the area.
“The Agency had served the contravention notices to the business owners after residents drew the attention of government to the unscrupulous business activities of gravel sellers and wheelbarrow pushers on the roads. This has adversely affected the free flow of vehicular movement on Olayinka Bamgbose Street and Unity Road in Ikeja”, the statement said.
Recall that the State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, had warned that it would no longer be business as usual for those who violate the Physical Planning Laws of the State, maintaining that any misuse of urban or incidental open space will no longer be tolerated.