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Fresh FM demolition not act of witchhunt – Oyo State Government

         The Oyo State Government on Wednesday explained that the demolition notice given to the Music House, which houses Fresh FM, Ibadan, a private radio station owned by a popular Juju musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele was not based on sentiment or witch-hunting.

The station, through its Director of Corporate Affairs and Promotions, Mr. David Ajiboye, had yesterday raised an alarm that the owner of the building which houses the radio station has been given a three-day notice to vacate the building and remove the structure or risk its removal by the government.

But, the government while insisting that such contravention notices have been given and served to different organizations in the state since June 14, 2017 including all radio stations in the state, added that the decision to demand for approval plan was not peculiar to the radio station.

Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun in a statement mailed to DAILY POST Wednesday evening said that the state government observed that property owners in the state were deviating from the originally approved building plans without seeking physical planning approvals from the Oyo State Bureau of Physical Planning and Development Control.

Arulogun stated that “the decision of the state government to demand for the building approved plan was not peculiar to Music House, Fresh Fm as several companies and institutiuons such as University of Ibadan, Kola Daisi University, University College Hospital, banks and radio stations in the state were asked to provide their Planning approval.”

He added that the government recently demolished several banks ATM extension and some local government structures in the state.

He said that “the letter to Fresh FM was received by one Bamiduro Aderonke and a reminder letter dated 18thAugust 2017 was sent to the radio station to again request for the planning approval/permit for the Radio Station in line with the Oyo State Physical and Development Control laws in which the radio station was expected to forward the approved Building plan to the Bureau within seven days, noting that a copy of the letter was received by Adebisi Akinfunmi on the 21st of August 2017”.

Arulogun said that “the submitted building approval was actually meant for an office complex and not a radio station, thereby contravening the Oyo State Physical Planning and Development Control laws, sections 30, 31 and 32 of the Oyo State Physical Planning and Urban Development Law of 2012.”
He stated that the submitted approval from Music House deviated from the approved plan, which makes the approval null and void because deceitful information was given to the approving authority and also deviation from the approval granted both in construction and use”.

He added that “a physical inspection was carried out on the 25th of June 2018 to ascertain the extent of the deviation from the approval where it was discovered that apart from the change in use of the building, spatial standards in terms of setback, airspace and parking spaces were found to be grossly inadequate”.
He maintained that “a letter was sent to the station on 29th of June, 2018 to submit a fresh building plan application.

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Apple new iPhone XI leaked news, price and release date

IPhone 11

Apple has launched three new iPhones at identical time annually since 2017.

It’s rumoured to be bobbing up with identical issue this  with “Pro” iPhone models which will succeed the iPhone XS, XS GHB and XR.

Based on all the leaks, reports and rumors, the iPhone xi lineup guarantees a excess of recent choices. the foremost vital rumors target triple rear cameras for what’s being stated because the iPhone xi skilled and iPhone xi professional GHB. The regular iPhone xi have to be compelled to be a replacement for the iPhone XR; that phonephone is foreseen to urge two rear cameras.

The iPhone xi, iPhone xi GHB and iPhone XR a try of are announced around 6pm BST tomorrow at the US-based event.

Apple usually releases its new phones purchasable on the weekday once the launch event, which could be Friday September 20th.

The phones can reportedly have a triple camera system with a 3rd sensing element for ultra-wide angle photos and videos and a 3D rear-facing camera that ought to boost its increased reality capabilities.

Low-light picture taking ought to even be improved and therefore the cameras could have confidence computer science to correct photos and alter the right shot.

Video recording is additionally rumoured to be improved and should associate with new options, like the power to change colors and re-frame and crop a live recording.

Reverse wireless charging is additionally expected.

 

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