26th November, 2021
Oyo State government has called on land applicants in the state to come and collect their Certificates of Occupancy (C of O).
In a press release on Friday by Wasiu Olatunbosun, Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, said 1,115 duly signed Certificates of Occupancy are yet to be collected by applicants.
The Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Tpl Olayiwola Olusegun Emmanuel in the statement said after he resumed office about a month ago, 1,606 certificates have been approved by the Executive Governor for issuance.
“The Governor Seyi Makinde led administration has been working hard to make sure he fulfils his promises to the good people of Oyo State.
“This is why measures are being put in place to make sure that everyone collects their title documents with ease and within a stipulated period”, he said.
The Commissioner admitted that though the cabinet reshuffle that took place in the third quarter of 2021 caused a slight delay in the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy.
However, he said, all processed and duly signed certificates are ready for collection by the applicants.
“We, therefore, enjoin the applicants to visit our office at Room 4, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development and collect their Certificates of Occupancy.
“We also appeal to members of the public to respond timely to our officials when their attention is needed to avoid further delay in processing.
`’We hereby apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused our applicants.”