Evacuation of beggars has started in some parts of Ibadan, Oyo State Government Said on Tuesday.
The government said that the moving of beggars from Jemibewon to a resettlement center Akinyele started on Tuesday.
It was reported that beggars has been living around Jemibewon Road in the Sabo area of Ibadan for years.
It was also reported that the evacuation of beggars started around 7am on Tuesday.
The evacuation was followed by on Saturday sightsee of the site by the leader of Arewa community and the spokesman of the beggars.
Barrister Idowu Oyeleke, Commissioner for Environment, who led the first set to Akinyele, said that the place is well equipped with social amenities.
Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Information, Culture and Tourism, Local and Chieftaincy Matters, this was other ministries involved in the exercise according to him.
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