The General Manager of Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), Tpl. Olufunmilayo Osifuye, has revealed that obtaining a development permit is a necessity before any construction activity commences in any part of the state.

This was made known by her representative, Tpl. Adetokunbo Idowu in an interactive forum with community associations and stakeholders within Ayobo-Ipaja local council development area.
Osifuye noted that the agency is under the directive to halt any building construction without a development permit.
He urged developers to ensure full compliance with the directive in order to make the state safer, secure and habitable for residents.

Tpl. Bunmi Odusanya, the District Officer of Ayobo-Ipaja axis, who also spoke at the forum, advised participants seeking planning information to ensure that all required documents are submitted to LASPPPA on time.