Lagos warns land grabbers to remain away from state’s lands

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The Lagos State Authorities has warned land grabbers in opposition to the fraudulent gross sales of presidency land, because it steps up efforts to handle the menace within the State.

This was disclosed by the Lands Bureau in an announcement shared through Twitter on Wednesday.

The Everlasting Secretary, Lands Bureau, Mr. Bode Agoro acknowledged that the State was addressing incidents of defrauding unsuspecting members of the general public by land grabbers, generally known as ‘Omonile’.

He urged members of the Actual Property Builders Affiliation of Nigeria, neighborhood leaders, land surveyors and different key gamers within the sector to see the land-grabber menace as a typical enemy to the expansion of the Actual Property sector and environment friendly land sources administration in Lagos.

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He mentioned, “These Land Grabbers have now taken their recreation to a brand new degree as they’ve the audacity to erect signposts bearing Lagos State Authorities brand and excision utility file numbers of their determined try and deceive the possible consumers.

“This engagement is, due to this fact, essential at this materials time as we can not afford to fold our arms whereas some doubtful individuals proceed to make the most of hardworking and accountable Lagosians by promoting unlawful lands to them.”

In accordance with him, if the Omonile syndrome was not nipped within the bud, it will fester and proceed to forestall many well-meaning company organisations from making funding choices because of the confusion, anarchy and avoidable conflicts brought on by land grabbers’ actions.

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What they’re saying

Chairman, Actual Property Improvement Affiliation of Nigeria (Lagos State Chapter), Mr. Bamidele Onalaja, defined that members of the Affiliation have been totally dedicated to working with the federal government to confront the problem posed by land grabbers’ actions within the State.

The Co-Ordinator of the Lagos State Particular Taskforce on Lands Grabbers, Mr. Owolabi Arole, famous that the Lagos State Properties Safety Regulation 2016, established a activity drive to implement the provisions of the regulation and vested in it, energy to arrest offenders.

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What you must know

  • Among the communities the place actions of land grabbers are most infamous in Lagos State are Okenla Village, Idake Village, Ajao Oki Village, Ladegbole Village, Imedu Village, Iratirin Village, Obadimisi Village, Shekina Alo Village, Fowoseje Village, Iraboko Village. Adamatiye Neighborhood, Ogunro Neighborhood and Sorogun Neighborhood – all in Ibeju-Lekki, in addition to Ogombo Village in Eti-Osa and Oshiun Village in Kosofe, Lagos State.

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