Tagged: Mr Toye Arulogun


How Oyo State celebrated World Culture Day

  Last week, the world celebrated culture day. In Oyo State, it was marked with pomp and celebration as the governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, declared that all state workers go to work in cultural attires and encouraged residents of the state to eat local delicacies. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Oyo warns residents against dumping waste in Ogunpa River

 THE Oyo state government has warned residents who dispose wastes arbitrarily and traders selling under high-voltage power cables to be careful during this rainy season. The warning was contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun. This became necessary in view of the Ogunpa flood disaster that claimed so many lives in the state on August 26, 2011. The commissioner also said that the State Government had begun rehabilitation of additional seven roads in the city. The roads are Iyanganku/NTC road, Eleta/Odinjo/Muslim road, Beere/Oranyan/Orita Aperin road and Ogbomoso High School/Baptist High road. The...


Ibadan master plan will address estimated 11.3 million population —Oyo government

Plans by the Oyo State government to accommodate the 11.3 million estimated population of Ibadan, the state capital by 2036 are contained in the Ibadan master plan. Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Physical Planning and Urban development, Alhaji Waheed Gbadamosi, who stated this on Tuesday, added that the master plan intended to guide development in undeveloped areas and especially provide sufficient land capacity to accommodate the anticipated population. He however, assured that the plan would not erase existing structures and peculiar features of Ibadan, like brown roofs and it’s cultural heritage. Gbadamosi spoke in company of state Commissioner...


Oyo government pays 4months salary in two months

 The Oyo State Government has reiterated that it is committed to the welfare of its staff and concrete arrangements have been put in place to ensure that it clears the salary arrears of its workers’ and pensioners, saying that payment of October and November salaries have been made as further demonstration of its commitment to improving the lives of the people and the welfare of its workers especially in these times of economic recession. The state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, who reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the payment of workers’ salaries, explained that despite the...