The Management of Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) has reacted to a “wicked and false rumour” which trended on social media stating that the Oyo State Government and a private developer planned to demolish the BCOS Staff Quarters on Sunday, April 18.
In press statement signed by the Executive Chairman of the Corporation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, on Sunday, the BCOS management said there was no iota of truth in the story.
The statement explained that the management of the corporation had consistently and “extensively engaged residents of the of the sprawling and expansive staff quarters which has been rechristened, Engineer Lere Adigun Estate on the development plans for the Estate.”
The management reiterated that the interests of the residents will be protected and accorded topmost priority in any development plan or scheme.
The statement emphasised that there is absolutely no truth in the story the quarters is to be demolished and residents forcefully ejected.
It advised all residents, the corporation’s labour unions and all members of staff to ignore this “wicked and unsubstantiated rumour,”adding that the management will continue to engage the labour unions and the residents on the development plans for the proposed Engineer Lere Adigun Estate.