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Ekiti govt re-positions signage, advert agency for efficiency

Governor Kayode Fayemi,

By Akomolafe Olumide, Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government has taken another decisive step to improve on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as it makes the Signage and Advertisements Agency to now oversee the Firm on Mobile Advert headed by one Chief Nathaniel Aladesin for effective and optimal performance.

Speaking after a meeting held with the Consultancy Firm on Mobile Advert, the Director General of the Ekiti
State Signage and Advertisements Agency, Mr. Sunkanmi Onipede said the repositioning became imperative to put the Agency on the right track to improve on the Internally Generated Revenue of the State.

The Director General said that the Firm which was under Internal Revenue before had been placed under Signage Agency for proper monitoring.

According to him, the Consultancy Firm would henceforth employ prompt payment approach and remit money directly to the account of the State Government.

Mr. Onipede who pointed out the low revenue generation by the Consultant charged the Firm to redouble its efforts in order to meet up with the target which according to him had been raised.

The Agency boss also disclosed that Signage Agency which was placed under the Board of Internal Revenue by the last administration had been detached from the Board and relocated inside the Old Governor Office, adding that the services of the Cost and Capital Firm situated at the Textile Complex that was initially handling the job of Signage Agency had also been disengaged.

In his own remark, the Consultant on Mobile Adverts, Chief Nathaniel Aladesin who enumerated the challenges confronting the firm noted that some of the motorists indulged in sharp practices by going to neighbouring states to take their documents, which according to him,
have resulted in the low revenue generated by his Firm.

Chief Aladesin warned motorists indulging in such counterproductive act to desist while soliciting the support of the Ekiti State Signage and Advertisements Agency to checkmate the ugly trend to increase the




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