Regulation agency petitions Lagos CP over Oworonsoki land seize


Nimble Solicitors in Lagos is looking for the assistance of the Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State Hakeem Odumosu, to quell alleged intimidation, harassment, and tried land seize at Oworonsoki Residential Scheme by a chief locally.

The piece of land at Block 6 Plot 19, the agency mentioned, belongs to its consumer, DBSPS Ltd.

In a petition by its principal companion, Tijani Opeyemi, the agency alleged that the chief forcibly took possession of its consumer’s property at Oworonsoki, and deployed thugs and miscreants to harass the lawful homeowners.

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The land, the agency stated, was purchased from somebody who bought it from the Lagos State authorities.

“The stated piece of land is a part of a Lagos State Authorities Scheme and by no means belonged to any particular person or household however the state authorities. It was initially allotted by the Lagos State Authorities to Mr. Ogunbayo Olalekan Mumuni. The stated Mr. Ogunbayo subsequently assigned the mentioned property to 1 Mr. Akingbola from whom our consumer bought the property,” Opeyemi stated.

He acknowledged that on December 17, his consumer was alerted that the stated chief had begun to erect a fence on the land and positioned thugs on it to fend off anyone who interfered or tried to cease the employees.

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The matter, he defined, was lodged on the Oworonsoki Divisional Police Station after a number of makes an attempt to enter the property had been denied.

Opeyemi mentioned: “Impressively, the Divisional Police Officer interceded within the matter and directed all events to submit their respective paperwork and claims to the property newest by December 24. Whereas we promptly complied by submitting ours, the mentioned chief refused to point out up on the station and until date, neither tendered any doc nor gave any authorized motive why he ought to enter our shopper’s property to take possession.

“Nevertheless, regardless of the Divisional Police Officer’s finest efforts, together with calling the stated chief and his thugs to order, the mentioned chief has refused to desist from his actions on the absurd grounds that everyone lands in Oworonsoki belonged to his ancestors and that he has the correct to enter upon any property he deems match.

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“Our shopper, being a regulation-abiding citizen who doesn’t want to have interaction in self-assist and jungle justice, due to this fact, implores you to make use of your good workplaces to intercede on this matter and convey the stated chief and his thugs who’ve denied our shopper entry to its lawful property to ebook.”


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