The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has intervened within the lingering land dispute in Magodo Section 2 property between the residents/homeowners and landowners underneath the auspices of Shangisha Landlord Affiliation.
The governor paid a go to to the property on Tuesday and invited all events concerned for a gathering in his workplace on Wednesday, January 4, 2022.
Sanwo-Olu’s go to follows an earlier protest by the Magodo residents on Tuesday over deliberate demolition and takeover of the state by the land grabbers in addition to the presence of closely armed policemen.
The residents, who had earlier within the day converged in entrance of the property, displayed varied placards lamenting over the scenario and sought the quick intervention of the Lagos State Authorities.
Chairman of the Property, Bajo Osinubi lamented that regardless of earlier intervention by the governor, armed policemen have remained including that residents had been dwelling in concern because the policemen transfer round with their weapons.
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Recall that about two weeks in the past, companies and residents dwelling at Magodo part 2 property space of Lagos woke as much as a lockdown of the property stopping them from going to their locations of labor following a court docket injunction in favour of landowners, underneath the Shangisha Landlord Affiliation.
In accordance with info gathered by Nairametrics, the lockdown was necessitated by the administration of the property to cease Landowners from driving across the property with policemen and thugs to disrupt development actions throughout the property.
The hoodlums marked some homes within the property with an inscription which reads ‘ID/795/88 possession taken right now 21/12/2021 by court docket order’ in what gave the impression to be a transfer to demolish the marked homes.
Following the intervention of the Lagos authorities, the police withdrew and normalcy returned to the property the following day.
The Lagos State authorities condemned the try and demolish buildings within the property and promised to analyze.
The state authorities had described as unwarranted and unlawful, the invasion of the property by some landowners underneath the Shangisha Landlord Affiliation led by one Chief Adebayo Adeyiga and stern-looking policemen, in purported execution of a Supreme Court docket judgement and vowed to prosecute these concerned.
Additionally they revealed that the execution was carried out by unknown Bailiffs because the Sherriff of the Excessive Court docket of Lagos the place the Judgment emanated weren’t answerable for the purported execution that was carried out on December 21, 2021, at Magodo.