The Director General of Ekiti State Signage and Advertisement Agency,
Mr. Olasunkanmi Onipede has solicited for more patronage from Ekiti
people in the year 2021, even as he felicitated with and congratulated
them for witnessing the New Year.
Mr. Onipede who passed the message at the first meeting of the year
held with the Staff of the Agency in Ado Ekiti, thanked the people for
their contribution to the development of the State through payment of
their signage fees for the year 2020 and also solicited for more
support from the people for the year 2021.
He said the Agency is
determined to embark on aggressive outdoor regulation of revenue
generation drive to enable it perform its statutory functions as one
of the top revenue generating Agencies in the State.
He charged the operation officers to redouble their efforts in revenue
generation for the State so as to attain the set goals of the Agency.
Speaking on illegal erection of billboards across the state, Mr.
Onipede said that the Agency would not tolerate such act that
contravenes its regulations, warning that whoever erects billboard
without the approval of the Agency would be prosecuted accordingly.
He advised all outdoor practitioners and owners of billboards in Ekiti
to visit the Agency to regularize or renew their outdoor permit on or
before 30th of January, 2021.
According to him, any billboard erected without following due process
would be forfeited to the State Government in line with the rules and
regulations of the Agency.