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Fresh FM’s Music House contravenes planning laws – Oyo Govt

Alhaji Gbadamosi

Facts about Music House

  • 19th May, 2017, letters demanding for planning approval were sent to various institutions including UCH, Kola Daisi University, University of Ibadan and other institutions and organisatons.
  • 14th June 2017, request for approval was sent to Music House and 22 other radio stations in Oyo State.
  • 18th August 2017, Reminder Letter was sent Music House and the letter was received by Adebisi Akinkunmi.
  • 25th August 2017 A letter was sent to National Broadcasting Commission titled Operation of Radio Stations without Physical Planning permit/Aprroval in Oyo State.
  • November 27, 2017: another letter was sent to NBC complaining about Physical Planning Law and Regulations by the Radio station owners, developers and operators.
  • December 4, 2017: NBC responded that the issue is outside its mandate
  • 14th June 2018: an approved building plan was submitted and BPP& DC discovered that it was meant to be an office complex and not a radio station.
  • June 25th 2018: A joint visit was consequently carried out by the officials of the Bureau with Music House officials.

We discovered the following:

  • The building size measured 29.7 metres by 21.6 metres on ground as against the 11.925metres by 10.20metres in the survey plan/building plan submitted by Music House.
  • The building has encroached into the sight distance of the Y junction along Lagelu Estate.
  • Kitchen/canteen is attached to the wall fence
  • Toilets also attached to the wall fence
  • Store is also attached to the wall fence
  • Power house attached to the wall fence
  • Mast erected is not in the plan
  • Spiral Staircase on site is not included in the plan
  • The basement of the plan has been converted to an event centre
  • June 29, 2018: letter was sent to Music house to come and regularize its building plan.
  • Demolition notices were then sent when they failed to respond to the earlier request for the submission of AS – Built Plan for approval


There are attachments for more information.


Thank you



Tpl Waheed Gbadamosi

Special Adviser, Physical Planning and Development Control

August 20, 2018


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