Lagos state government has
embarked on the enumeration
of Telecommunications Towers
across the geographical
boundaries of Lagos State as
part of efforts to validate the
database of the Agency as well
as identify unpermitted and
non-compliant infrastructures
of telecommunication towers by
stakeholders.
In a statement issued by the
General Manager, Lagos State
infrastructure and maintenance
agency, (LASIMRA), Mrs.
Oni Olayemi, noted that the
Agency is using this exercise
to also identify fallen, broken,
abandoned and substandard
masts for subsequent removal
across the State.
The statement also informed
that the enumeration exercise is
consistent with the vision of the
present administration’s smart
and cleaner city.
According to the release,
“The operation team will be on
the lookout for indiscriminate
and illegal installation of fibreoptic
cables on walkways and
drainages.
“The team will also take note
of all hallow pipes masts which
do not meet the specification
permitted by LASIMRA”.
While noting that the exercise
is quarterly based, the statement
appealed to stakeholders who
have not paid their annual
renewal fees for 2018 to make
payment in order to avoid any
penalty; it implored mast owners
to desist from illegal installation
and use of substandard materials.

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