The Oyo State Government has extended the deadline of to the application of the Certificate of Occupancy under the Oyo Home Owners Charter Scheme by six months.

The Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Barrister Abiodun Abdu-Raheem in a release issued over the weekend at Ibadan, said the extension of the deadline was due to the clamour by property owners for more time in order to apply for the C o O under the OYHOC Scheme.

According to Barrister Abiodun, the window period for the application of the OYHOC was suppose to end in December 2020, this brought about a lot of traffic last year December, wherby a lot of applicants paid the required processing fee.

He noted that a lot of applicants who could not process their C of O clamoured for more time and since the Seyi Makinde led administration is a listening government and as part of palliative to the people, the State government decided to give more time for the applicants to have their tittle documents processed.

The Commissioner also called on Land Grabbers to desist from their neferous activities while noting that the Land Grabbers also known as ‘Omo Onile”s act is worrisome and poses security threat to the peaceful atmosphere enjoyed by the people of the State.

He explained that the Ministry has been receiving a lot of complaints due to the activities of the so called ‘Omo-Onile’, urging the land Grabbers to give peace a chance in the State.

The Commissioner also enjoined applicants of the State’s C of O, to call 0700 696 52637, or visit the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development at Agodi Secretariat in Ibadan.

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