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Lagos Waives Penal Fees for Property Owners Without Building Permits

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By Aduragbemi Omiyale Property owners and developers who did not obtain the requisite building permits before erecting their structures in Lagos State now have a 90-day grace to obtain their approvals without the payment of penal fees. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr Oluwole Olumide Sotire, said the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, approved the 90-day moratorium to property owners as a form of palliative. He stated that the amnesty period would commence from May 2, 2024, to July 30, 2024, urging the affected developers and property