In the news this week…
- Oyo State Government approves the absorption of 2,000 primary school teachers, seconded to the Post-Primary Schools Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) by the previous administration.
- Oyo State National Population Commission’s Stakeholder Summit on the 2023 Population and Housing Census holds in Ibadan.
- No more Tenement Rates and Ground Rent Charges: Oyo State Ministry of Lands.
More news from Oyo State for October 3- October 7, 2022
Independence Day Celebration
The Oyo State Government celebrated Nigeria at 62 with a ceremony at the main bowl of the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba. Speaking at the ceremony, the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Barr. Bayo Lawal, who took the salutes during the march-past, said for the country to live up to its name as the Giant of Africa, residents and leaders must actively participate in governance as genuine stakeholders. (October 1, 2022)
TESCOM: Oyo State 2000 Seconded Teachers Absorbed
The Oyo State Government approved the absorption of 2,000 primary school teachers, seconded to the Post-Primary Schools Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) by the previous administration. Speaking during the 2022 World Teachers’ Day celebration in Ibadan, the TESCOM Chairman, Pastor Akinade Alamu said the absorption was a response to the teachers’ appeal for regularised appointments. Pastor Alamu also confirmed the approval of the next round of promotions in the state civil service. He said the exercise will commence after the necessary paperwork has been completed. (October 5, 2022)
National Population Commission (NPC) Stakeholder Summit
The Oyo State National Populations Commission’s Stakeholder Summit on the 2023 Population and Housing Census held in Ibadan. Speaking during the event, the Deputy Governor, Barr. Bayo Lawal charged the NPC to conduct a thorough enumeration exercise that will reflect the true numerical strength of the state. He also assured the NPC of the state government’s support and called on every citizen of the state to cooperate with enumerators when the census commences next year. (October 6, 2022)
No more Tenement Rates and Ground Rent Charges: Oyo State Ministry of Lands.
The Oyo State Ministry of Lands announced the cessation of Tenement Rates and Ground Rent charges across the state. Henceforth, all residential and property owners are to pay their Land Use Charge in place of Tenement Rates and Ground Rent charges. The Ministry also announced that there are only 3 valid methods of payment for Land Use Charge in Oyo State. Payments can be made online through http://lands.oyostate.gov.ng at any of the OYSG-approved commercial banks (First Bank, Sterling Bank, UBA and Wema Bank) or the Oyo State Ministry of Lands POS terminals.
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