Osun Pays N62m Compensation To Land Owners

Land owners whose property were destroyed in the ongoing construction of the MKO Abiola International Airport at Ido-Osun in Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State have been compensated with N62 million.

The state Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, told journalists yesterday in Osogbo that Governor Rauf Aregbesola paid N11million as compensation to 243 farmers affected by the development.

He added that over N51million was paid as compensation to farmers at Odo Iju and Ibodi in Atakumosa West Local Government Area of the state.

Ige said: “The state government will not hesitate to compensate those with genuine papers on any property affected in the course of developing the state.