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Ogun State government explained that residents must adhere to the recent Land and Equipment Use Charges (LUAC) guidelines, insisting that the task force has been empowered to begin enforcement on commercial and industrial properties in the area. ‘State.
The administration headed by Governor Dapo Abiodun urged locals to the use of the online platforms Remita and Xpressway to pay the relevant fees in order to avoid the sealing of the goods, and also to maintain the determination to ensure that violators are sanctioned.
State Finance Commissioner Dapo Okubadejo revealed in his office in Abeokuta, the state capital, that action will be taken against landowners who fail to pay their fees for using the land. land and development.
The LUAC working group, he said, has a mandate to start the application from October 1, 2021, and the properties of the defaults will be sealed, noting that the working group would focus on the LUAC defaults of years. previous ones.
Okubadejo explained that the LUAC bills were distributed to generate revenue and help the state government provide amenities that make life easier for residents and make businesses thrive. It would also help bring development closer to the grassroots since a certain percentage of the amount generated would go to local state governments. He also noted that LUAC was not a way to exploit individuals and businesses. He urged landowners to pay their LUAC bills and cooperate with the task force in carrying out their duties.