The Lagos State government is threatening to shut down the Federal Marriage Registry in Ikoyi if an immediate solution is not proffered to curb the indiscriminate parking on the road among other environmental offences.
It also issued 14 days grace to owners of illegal structures on Victoria Island, Ikoyi and Lekki and environs to remove such infractions or face prosecution according to the state’s environmental law.
This came following approval by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for the commencement of enforcement of the Clean-Up of the inner streets of Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki environs.
The Chairman and Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Mr. Tunji Bello who made the remarks yesterday, explained that the measure became necessary in order to restore the original plans of the areas as well as ensure sustainable environment for residents. According to Bello,
“The Governor gave the go-head after receiving a briefing from the committee on the completion of the first stage of the exercise which involved the major streets. (Thisday)