STERN WARNING TO THE VIOLATORS, PAY FOR DISPLAYED CAMPAIGN MATERIALS IN PUBLIC SPACE, NO ”SACRED COW”- DG EKSSAAseyichamber
The Director-General of the Ekiti State Signage and Advertisement Agency, Mr. Olasunkanmi Onipede has warned owners of billboards and posters illegally erected across the Ekiti State to immediately remove them or they would be made to face the wrath of the law.
Mr. Onipede who gave this warning in Ado-Ekiti while on an inspection
tour of the State to monitor compliance with the State Signage laws,
expressed displeasure at the rate in which billboards and Posters across the State without due permit from the Signage Agency.
Onipede warned that his agency would soon commence what he said would
be an aggressive implementation of the extant laws on signage in the
The DG said that his agency would also embark on sensitization of
Political parties and politicians towards curbing the incessant
littering of the State with posters and defacing the environment with
illegally placed billboards, cautioning that there would be no sacred
cow as no political party is exempted from obeying the law.
Stressing that the Signage Agency cannot afford to fold its arms while
disorder prevails in the sector, Onipede emphasized that the agency is
responsible for regulating and generating revenue for outdoor signage
and advertisement in the State.
The Agency boss assured that the Fayemi led administration would leave
no stone unturned towards ensuring a neat, well-developed State devoid
He, however solicited the continued support of people in the State for
the administration’s efforts to develop the State and improve the lot
of the people, stressing that no environment can optimally develop in
a lawless and dirty atmosphere.