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Oyo State Govt Talks Tough, Demolishes 5 Shops, Seals Filling Station over Illegal Structures. Five shops and relaxation pub were on Thursday demolished while a filling station was sealed by the Oyo State Government for violating the environmental law on building regulations and failure to carry out the weekly sanitation exercise. The filling station at Orita Challenge in Ibadan was sealed for accommodating a filthy drainage lane which environmental officers alleged exposed residents to varying degrees of environmental hazards. According to the Director of Engineering and Beautification, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Engr. Moshood Adeola who led the enforcement team during the weekly environmental sanitation exercise at Orita Challenge in Ibadan, government would not relent in enforcing the best environmental culture in the people for the sake of good living. “The disobedience of the shop owners to vacate the premises, being a set back for the road led to…