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At least twelve banks in Ibadan were sealed on Monday morning by the state’s Board of Internal Revenue for non-payment of Environmental Development Levy for over three years.

Two enforcement teams from the board stormed the banks to carry out the order. However, some officials of the banks tried to prevent the teams from sealing their premises.

Some of the areas where the enforcement team carried out their activities include, Dugbe, Mokola, Idi-Ape, Agodi Gate, Secretariat Road, Challenge, Jericho, Bodija, UI among others .Some of the affected banks include Diamond Bank, Stanbic IBTC, Skye, FCMB, Heritage, First Bank, Ecobank, Unity Bank, UBA, Keystone and Union bank.