Category: Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA)

OYSAA GOES AFTER DEFAULTERS, BEGINS TOTAL ENFORCEMENT

Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA) has embarked on total enforcement exercise across the State in a bid to ensure defaulters pay dues accrued to the agency.

The Director General of the Agency Hon. Temilola Segun Adibi, disclosed this while addressing journalists in his Office, Secretariat, Ibadan.

Hon. Temilola Adibi stated that prior to this time, the Agency has warned the Advertising Practitioners, Multinational Corporate concerns and other Stakeholders to regularise their statutory obligations and pay up debts owed the agency.

Adibi, condemned the lackadaisical attitude of some stakeholders who are not willing to pay their dues, stating that they would be sanctioned in line with the dictate of OYSAA rules and regulations.

He noted that it would not going to be business as usual, as the agency is poised to act accordingly to ensure things are done as they are supposed to.

The former member of the House of Representatives maintained that OYSAA will not condone any sharp practices and proliferation of Illegal structures on the street stating that OYSAA  would clampdown on any Advertising Practitioners, Multinational Companies and others Stakeholders who failed to comply with the rules and regulations of the Agency.

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Safety of Lives and Properties: OYSAA to order Removal of Illegal Billboards

As a way to ensure safety of Lives and Properties of every citizen from power lines, the Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA) will order removal of Illegal billboards under the power lines that may cause hazard to the communities.

The Director General of the Agency Hon. Temilola Segun Adibi disclosed this during the courtesy visit of Ibadan Electrical Distribution Company (IBEDC) paid to him in his Office, Secretariat, Ibadan.

Hon. Temilola Adibi stated that all the billboards erected and installed on power line right of way are against the agreement signed by the Agency with the Advertising Practitioners. He said the Agency will first sensitize and engage the perpetrators instead of using force. Means of enforcement will be last resorts.

He stated further that, Governor Seyi Makinde is more interested in positive change through dialogue and engagement than the outright use of force. That is why the Agency will engage the Advertising Practitioners to correct the anomalies.

The Director General maintained that the established law of the State Signage Agency (OYSAA) gave the agency the power to regulate, control and administer advertisement all over the State. He said after the sensitization and engagement of the practitioners, legal action will be taken against any advertising practitioners who fail to regularize their billboards.

In his own remarks, the Chief Operation Officer of IBEDC, Engr. John Ayodele who was represented by the Head, Safety and Environment, Engr. Abiodun Dirisu appreciated the Agency (OYSAA) for the way of regulating, controlling and administered the advertisement in the State. He then appealed to billboards owners to always respect the right of way for power line in their effort at installing and erecting billboards around the service area to ensure safety of lives and properties.

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Revenue Drive: OYSAA Goes After Defaulters, Removing Billboards

As a way of increasing the State Internally Generated Revenue, the Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA) has embarked on aggressive removal of defaulters’ billboards in the State.

The Director General of the Agency Hon. Temilola Segun Adibi, disclosed this while addressing the journalists in his Office, Secretariat, Ibadan.

Hon. Temilola Adibi stated that prior to this time, the Agency has warned the  Advertising Practitioners and other stakeholders to regularise their billboards and pay their debts or forfeit them to the Agency.

He maintained that owners and users of signage all over the world are expected to pay fees for their campaigns to the coffer of the Government. Hence, there is need for the Advertising Practitioners to fulfill their obligations to the Government.

The DG condemned the lackadaisical attitude of some Advertising Practitioners for not willing to pay their dues and stated further that it would not going to be business as usual but business with decorum.

Hon. Temilola Adibi said, the Agency would clampdown on any Advertising Practitioners who fail to comply with the rules and regulations of the Agency.

He explained that OYSAA will not condone any defaulter’s billboard on the street and billboard confiscated will attract serious sanctions before it is released to it owners.

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OYSAA Harps on Payment of Mobile Advert Tax Into Agency’s Coffer

…vows to deal with Illegal Collectors .

The Director General of Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA), Hon. Temilola Segun Adibi, has harped on the need for commercial vehicle operators in the State and concerned people to remit their Mobile Advertisement Tax Into Agency’s Coffer in due course.

The agency boss disclosed this while speaking with Journalists in his Office, at the Agodi, Secretariat, Ibadan, said that the mobile Advert Tax has been withdrawn from Local Government Authority since the establishment of Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA)

“The authority to collect Mobile Advert Tax has long been withdrawn from the Local Government Authority since the establishment of Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA).”

He said that legal action will be taken against any Local Government Official or unauthorized individual who interrupt the activities of the Agency.

Hon. Temilola Adibi maintained that the established Law of the State Signage Agency (OYSAA) gave the agency the power and everything that takes to regulate, control and administer everything that has to do with Advertisement all over the State.

According to him, ‘when an organization  buys  a mobile sticker in Oyo State for his or  her vehicle, the vehicle is entitled to use the sticker across the country and that is why we call it a national programme.’

He maintained that advertisement agencies all over the world are expected to pay fees for displaying their advertisement boards to the coffer of the Government, hence, there is need for all the company concerned to fulfill their obligations to the Government.

He said that all vehicles whether cars, trucks, buses, or pick-ups that have any form of advertisement on them are to have the mobile sticker’s from accredited agent of the Agency. He stated that Sticker is another form of tax payment to the Government to boost the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the State.

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