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Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State will tomorrow Monday 20th May, 2024 flag off payment of compensation to owners of Properties acquired by the State Government for the proposed Urban Renewal project at Atikankan area in Ado Ekiti.

Rt. Hon. Taiwo Olatunbosun, the State Commissioner for Information disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Saturday.

The Commissioner stated that the programme is scheduled for 10am at the mini Pavilion, Fajuyi in Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti News had reported that the State Government had acquired the area around the swampy fetid shanty slum in the Atikankan neighborhood of Ado Ekiti, the State capital as part of efforts at giving the Central Business District a facelift and addressing inherent challenges bedeviling the area.

Rt. Hon. Olatunbosun, while stressing the commitment of the Oyebanji’s administration to the rapid development of the State and improving the lot of the people, assured that the Oyebanji administration would continue to ensure provision of basic infrastructure and development that will make residents comfortable, improve socio-economic activities as well as attract investors and tourists to the State.

The Commissioner assured that payment of the compensation would be fair, adequate and prompt to all affected parties, adding that the focus is to rapidly develop the State without negatively affecting the citizenry.

He solicited the continued support of all and sundry for efforts of the present administration to develop the State and make life more meaningful for the people.

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