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Oyo Govt Commences Evacuation Of Beggars In Ibadan

Governor Seyi Makinde-led government of Oyo State has commenced evacuation of beggars in some parts of Ibadan, the state capital.

The state government, following a tour of the Jemibewon area of the state capital on Saturday by Arewa community leaders and representatives of the beggars, commenced evacuation of the beggars to the newly built Akinyele resettlement facility on Tuesday.

It was reported that the beggars had over the years been living around shanties on Jemibewon Road in the Sabo area of Ibadan.

However, their evacuation exercise kick-started at 7 a.m. today. Commissioner for Environment, Barrister Idowu Oyeleke, who led the first set of evacuees to Akinyele, said that the new site is fitted with social amenities.

Other ministries involved in the exercise according to him include Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Information, Culture and Tourism, Local and Chieftaincy Matters.

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1 thought on “Oyo Govt Commences Evacuation Of Beggars In Ibadan

  1. ALL THESE BEGGARS SHOULD BE SENT BACK TO THEIR RESPECTIVE STATES OF ORIGIN ….BECAUSE IF WE CONTINUE TO HARBOUR THEM , THAT MEANS WE ARE BREEDING CRIMINALS IN THE SOCIETY……….
    AFTERALL THEIR STATE GOVERNORS RECEIVE SECURITY VOTES ………..THIS IS A DANGEROUS STEP THEY WILL TURN AGAINST THE CITIZENS WITH THEIR AK 47 .

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