IMSAA Calls For Proper Registration, Placement of Bill Boards in Imo

IMSAA Calls For Proper Registration, Placement of Bill Boards in Imo

Imo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (IMSAA) has called on banks, churches, hotels, private and public organisations to ensure they clear from and register with the agency before placing any advertisement or bill board.

The Special Adviser (SA) to the Governor on IMSAA, Dr Nina Nwulu gave the advice at a sensitisation and enlightenment campaign held by the agency in some major roads in the state on Thursday.

She urged people willing to do any advert or billboard payment and placement to come to IMSAA office off Concorde Hotel, for enquieries and quideline.

Nwulu, also the Chairman of Board of IMSAA, described the Sen. Hope Uzodimma led ‘Shared Prosperity’ administration as a government of order adding that the clusters of signage and billboards is disfacing the state.

She said the agency is on an enlightenment campaign to educate and inform the public on the need for proper placement of adverts and billboards adding that all payments must be made into the government Single Treasury account.

“We are creating awareness in the state because very soon an enforcement team will move around to know the level of compliance to the instructions; so all concerned are encouraged to go and register with the agency.

“The aim is to

make Imo one of the most beautiful states in Nigeria,” She said.

Nwulu said IMSAA is the only authorised agency of government mandated to regulate the placement of advertisement and signage.

Mr Uzoma Okoro, Head of Operations, IMSAA Enforement Unit, said that no other agency has the mandate to regulate or collect taxes for the state government aside IMSAA.

“We have come to control double taxation and double payment.We have come to better the economy of the state. We have come to stop all arbitrary payments and all manner of touts and revenue contractors in this agency.

“We will do things well as it has to do with Signage and advertisement in the state under the leadership of Dr Nina Nwulu.

“We want to bring sanity into the system. If someone comes to you and demands that you make a payment, ask him or her if it is from Nwulu.

“There is no need scathering advertisements and bill boards at every corner in the state. There is need for sanity. Indiscriminate placement of adverts will no longer be tolerated.

“IMSAA is a product of Imo State Law, before anyone should put any thing, they should contact IMSAA for quidelines, ignorance of the law is no excuse,” he said.

CCA…

About author

You might also like

Business

Imo IRS Warns Against Illegal Revenue Collection

Ikenna Orioha Imo State Internal Revenue Service (IIRS) formerly Board of Internal Revenue has warned against illegal revenue collection and touting in the State. The Parastatal warned those who indulge

World

UAE Energy Minister Explains Why Oil Prices Could Soon Skyrocket

UAE Energy Minister Suheil al-Mazrouei said on Monday current low oil and gas prices are unsustainable and warned that if they last longer, it could lead to energy shocks. Mazrouei

News

Google introduce five more products

Lagos – Google has announced introduction of five additional products that would enable internet users to access information with ease. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone

Business

Naira retains strength against Dollar

The greenback has recovered against the United States of America dollar in the financial market according to a recent report. The naira yesterday appreciated to N362.8 per dollar in the

Business

Ad Discrimination: Facebook Settles With Rights Group

The leading social network said housing, employment or credit ads will no longer be allowed to target by age, gender or zip code — a practice critics argued had led

Business

Samsung Heir Apologises Over Corruption Scandal

The heir to the Samsung empire bowed in apology Wednesday for company misconduct including a controversial plan for him to ascend to the leadership of the world’s largest smartphone maker.

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply, We want to hear from You...