Lagos moves in opposition to Onikosi family over unlawful evacuation of Magodo wetlands, threaten snactions
The Lagos Declare Authorities has condemned in sturdy terms the indiscriminate excavation of Magodo wetlands by the Onikosi Family, announcing it portends essential risk to lives and property.
The assert authorities’s displeasure became as soon as made acknowledged by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Metropolis Vogue, Dr. Idris Salako, who visited the place of living on Monday, describing the motion of the Onikosi family as unwarranted, sharp and contrary to the civic gesture of the Declare Authorities, which has displayed absolute belief in the Rule of Legislation in the Magodo land saga.
What the Lagos Declare Commissioner for Physical Planning and Metropolis Vogue is announcing
Salako said, “While the Authorities became as soon as busy making efforts to resettle the Onikosi family in Magodo Diagram III, being created in between Diagram I and II and Omole Property, the family made up our minds to slump so low by taking the law into their hands and traumatising harmless residents with the unlawful act, which has affected the inspiration of some structures in Magodo GRA.
“It is a long way inconceivable that any family in Lagos Declare, renowned for her unrivalled sense of accommodation and conviviality, will lunge to this dimension to inflict trouble on others despite reassurances by the Authorities.’’
Lagos threatens to sanction Onikosi family
The Commissioner urged the Onikosi family to henceforth desist from any untoward acts such as the present ill-educated excavation in the Property or face stiff sanctions from the Lagos Declare Authorities.
Meanwhile, Salako visited Mr. Bolaji Omotoso, a resident of Magodo Diagram II, to sight the extent of trouble precipitated to his property as a results of the excavation by the Onikosi family, commiserated with the resident and educated him to evacuate the building while correct engineering tests will seemingly be applied to set up the stage of trouble.
He identified that it became as soon as now no longer safe to proceed occupying the building as it would possibly maybe perchance maybe well give procedure attributable to heavy rainfall and renowned that the place of living being excavated had been sealed to arrest the topic.
What you would possibly perchance maybe absorb to aloof know
- Seize that in December 2021, armed policemen, who had been appearing on the instruction of the Attorney-Neatly-liked of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Inspector-Neatly-liked of Police, had laid siege on Magodo Share 2 property on the pretext of executing court divulge following a Supreme Court judgment ceding the possession to Adebayo Adeyiga’s family, the Judgement creditor.
- In the following drama, Lagos Declare Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, intervened, resolving the Magodo Share 2 Property land dispute among warring occasions with the allocation of 549 plots of land to judgment collectors within Shangisha place of living.
- Sanwo-Olu, in some unspecified time in the future of a stakeholders assembly with Magodo residents, judgment collectors, people of Nigeria Police from the place of enterprise of the Inspector Neatly-liked of Police, and people of the assert executive council role up a committee to satisfy with the Judgment Collectors (Shangisha Landlords’ Affiliation) for imaginable resolution.
- The governor said the committee would commence up work to identify the out there place of lands in Shangisha and allocation will seemingly be made in a mutually agreeable assert.