If recent indications are anything to go by, then the popular Computer Village in Ikeja would have a new location soon.
This is as a result of a recent announcement by the Lagos State Government (LASG) that the popular the most popular gadget market in Nigeria would be relocated to Katangowa, Agbado Oke-Odo axis of the state.
The announcement was made by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Wasiu Anifowose, today, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, during a press briefing in Alausa as part of activities to mark the second-year anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration.
Meanwhile, the LASG has disclosed that an embargo has been placed on approval for construction of filling stations in all parts of the State till further notice.
Speaking on this and the issue of oil spillage in Alimosho, Anifowose said, “what happened in Alimosho was because of pipeline vandalism. If people have not been greedy to vandalize pipeline, we will not be seeing what is happening. But be rest assured that no permit for filling station in Lagos State till further notice. I have told the General Manager of the concerned agency; the management team of the agency has taken a decision and we will not grant any approval until we take inventory and see what we have.”
He added that the State Government was also working with the Federal Government to relocate Tank Farms in residential areas in Apapa, stressing that a definite pronouncement would be made on that in regard in due course.
The Commissioner also warned owners of structures under high tension cables to relocate in their best interest as government would spare no effort in removing such illegal structures, adding that event centres illegally located would also be demolished.