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Oyo Moves To Demolish Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, Fresh FM

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In what is regarded as a clampdown on the media, the Oyo State Government may demolish Mr Yinka Ayefele’s Music House today.

The building is said to have cost Ayefele close to a billion naira.

The owner was given three days to vacate the building and remove the structure or risk its removal by the government. 



The deadline expires on Wednesday, 15th August.

The Music House, which houses the popular Fresh FM, was marked for demolition on Monday.

The radio station, sources told OYO INSIGHT, was giving the government sleepless nights.

It was learnt that the demolition notice was pasted on the building at Lagos Bye Pass, Challenge, Ibadan.

The radio station’s Director of Corporate Affairs and Promotions, David Ajiboye, who confirmed the development on Facebook late Tuesday night.

According to him, the demolition notice was issued because “(1) The staff canteen in the premises was not approved. (2) The spiral staircase was not in the approved plan. (3) The mast was not in the approved plan (4) The fence was not in the approved plan” Ajiboye also wrote that “….and therefore the entire N800 million edifice where almost 150 people make their daily bread have (sic) to go down. 

“You are all invited to the demolition show at the Music House tomorrow,” he said.

It was gathered that the matter has been on since last December but the matter was resolved between the agents of government and the owner of the structure.

Ayefele and Ajiboye were not available  for comments as at the time of filing this report

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