Land Grabbing: LASG Warns Land Grabbers

Posted by GRANDNEWS | 1 January 1970 | 741 times


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The Lagos State Ministry of Justice has warned land grabberts in the state to desist forthwith or face dire consequences. The ministry gave the warning just as reacted to an appeal made by a couple, Mr & Mrs. Adeoye from Ejigbo area of the State seeking urgent intervention in an alleged case of encroachment on their property by land grabbers.

According to a statement by the Ministry’s Director, Public Affairs, Kayode Oyekanmi on behalf of the State Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, who is also the Chairman, of the State Special Task Force on Land Grabbers, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN.

The statement states: “The attention of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice has been drawn to a video that has gone viral in the social media space of a couple, Mr & Mrs Adeoye from Ejigbo area of the State.

“In the video, a passionate appeal was made by the couple, requesting urgent intervention by authorities in an alleged case of encroachment on their property by land grabbers.

“In response to this appeal, the State Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, who is also the Chairman, of the State Special Task Force on Land Grabbers, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, has ordered the immediate and full investigation into the matter.

“He has also contacted and invited the couple involved to a meeting at the Ministry for further clarifications.

“The attention of the Commissioner of Police has also been drawn to the alleged criminal activities of the individuals named in the video for appropriate actions.

“The Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice wishes to assure residents that Justice will be served in this matter, while the Lagos State Government remains committed to the protection of all investments made in the State.”


Source: GRANDNEWS

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