Osun Government Intensifies Effort On Urban Renewal


Osun state government has restated its commitment to the urban renewal project of the present administration.
The state governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola stated this in Oshogbo while declaring open a two day conference of directors and heads of town planning organizations in Nigeria organized by the state government and federal ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, held in Oshogbo.

Speaking on the theme of the conference “Contemporary Development Agenda and Physical Planning in Nigeria”, Mr. Aregbesola who was represented by the head of service, Mr. Yinka Owoeye said the conference was timely coming at a time when proper planning  was needed to move the country forward.

In a keynote address, Minister of lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi who was represented by a director in the ministry, Alhaji Abubakar Yewa urged participants at the conference to address salient issues confronting the task of planning the environment.