Citizens of Okobaba demonstration demolition of their homes, need payment


By Ebunoluwa Sessou.
Citizens of Okobaba location of Ebute-Metta of Lagos on Monday, staged a demonstration at the Lagos State Home of Assembly over the demolition of their homes and workshops by one attorney, Mr. Tomori, counsel to the land tittie owner, the Oloto household.

The protesters numbering about 200 brought placards with different engravings such as; “Is Tomori, Oloto above the law. “Tomori is threatening us with criminals and Cops” and “Oloto and Tomori have actually rendered us homeless”, to name a few.

Chairman Wood Turner Association, Chukwuka Ogbonna stated Tomori representing Oloto checked out the scene in month of December and bought arrest and detention of 17 individuals for restoring the scorched workplaces and structures.
He kept in mind that the destroyed sawmill cuts throughout 3 streets varying from; Kano, Jebba and Ondo street including that Lagos state federal government has actually not yet satisfied strategies to move homeowners of the scorched sawmill to Agbowa Ikosi in the Ikorodu location of Lagos.
According to the petition sent out to Obasa, it specified that, “Our recently Awodiya told the Lagos state federal government houses, workplaces and workshop were completely ruined by Tomori with no previous notification or correct engagement with neighborhood members including that homeowners have actually now ended up being out of work, scavengers and strolling remains.
In his own remarks, the royal daddy, his royal highness, Oluwaseyi Awodiya contacted the state federal government to establish panel of query on the land conflict at Okobaba and reason for the November 8, 2019 fire event.
He likewise got in touch with federal government to purchase Mr. Tomori to pay payment to neighborhood members who suffered loses.
Awodiya presumed that the Commissioner for Financing Rabiu Olowo provided the neighborhood members authorization to reconstruct the scorched structures pending moving to Agbowa Ikosi however that Tomori has actually continued to destroy the structures.

The Director Political Workplace of Civic Engagement Hundeyin Kolawole in his reaction to the protesters assured to check out their need.
He specified even more the implicated individual (Tomori) will be welcomed to shed more light on why the structures coming from neighborhood members of Okobaba were ruined.