the presence of a health-damaging
telecom mast in his community and what he described as lackadaisical attitude
of the owners of the said mast.
erected by IHS Towers around Obalende Street of the town to power the services
of the Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), has been negatively affecting
the people of the area, calling on relevant authorities to come to the aid of
terrorized ‘by some people who claimed to be powerful and influential’ in
respect of the controversial mast.
mast was erected was fraudulently bought at N300, 000, even as there are
controversies surrounding the ownership of the land.
management and particularly, its facilitators to address the concerns of the
people had all the while proven abortive, as they have been using court to
intimidate the people of the town.
community and using court to intimidate us. But we will ensure that justice
prevail on the matter. The welfare of my people is paramount to me and the
State Government of Osun. My subjects are suffering; they can’t sleep in their
houses because of the mast.
here is to maintain peace and orderliness and see to the welfare of the
inhabitants of Ipetu-Ijesa.
Communication Commission (NCC) say about erection of mast in a community?
Besides, the land on which the mast was erected was fraudulent sold and
fraudulently bought at N300, 000.
concerned with the ownership of the mast should have done is to meet with the
people and talk to them on how to address their concerns, but instead they
resorted to oppressing and intimidating us. They are intimidating and
oppressing us everyday.
in the society cannot continue to be destroying our territories because of
their selfish interests. They cannot because of their connections be
terrorizing my people and destroying our community. We will not fold our arms
and we will not take laws into our hands.”
that the telecom mast allegedly erected by the IHS Towers in Obalende area of
Ipetu-Ijesa had been having devastating effect on the health of occupants of
houses and shops around the area.
of the mast, the noise pollution, heat and fumes from the generating set powering
it had caused severe damages to the health system of the people.
tenants who could no longer cope with the unhealthy environment and danger
posed to their health by it.
last week Tuesday and Wednesday visited the hazardous telecom mast for
investigations and technical findings.
mast station last Tuesday for further findings.