Oyo State Government Evacuates Beggars From Sabo Area To Akinyele For Resettlement

Date: 16-06-2021 1:24 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
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The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, commenced the evacuation of beggars from the shanties on Jemibewon Road, Sabo area of  Ibadan, to the newly built Akinyele Resettlement Centre.

The evacuation process formally commenced following a tour of the new site by Arewa community leaders and representatives of the beggars on Saturday. The State’s 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 including schools, hospitals, and recreation centers.

Other Ministries involved in the exercise include Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Information, Culture and Tourism, Local and Chieftaincy Matters as well as the Office of the Executive Secretary, Oyo State Security Trust Fund.

Posted: at 16-06-2021 01:24 PM (1 month ago) | Hero
- SweetDaddy1 at 16-06-2021 02:12 PM (1 month ago)
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Why resettle them in the State instead of sending them to their State of origin. Kano State government once arrested beggars and sent them to their States of origin.
Posted: at 16-06-2021 02:12 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- constigoldo at 16-06-2021 03:20 PM (1 month ago)
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Good step but they should be sent back to their states.
Posted: at 16-06-2021 03:20 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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