Latest Breaking News In Nigeria

Ogun State Village Heads In Tr0uble For Selling Govt. Land | READ DETAILS


Ogun State Village Heads In Tr0uble For Selling Govt. Land | READ DETAILS

An Ogun State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Abeokuta has remanded two village heads alongside four others in the Ibara Custodial Centre for allegedly encroaching on the land belonging to the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation.

The 24.253 hectares of land is in Olorunsogo village, Oba Road, Abeokuta, the state capital.

READ ALSO  125 Suspected Land Mines in Angola identified

The Magistrate, Morenikeji Osibajo, remanded the village heads of Agejo and Ake, Olalekan Odemuyiwa and Segun Konigbagbe, respectively.

The communities are in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.

abia xmas

Others are Wasiu Ogunsina, 51; Kabiru Olafenwa; Babatunde Odemuyiwa, 61; and Dare Awodele.



Magistrate Osibajo said the defendants would be detained for 30 days pending the issuance of legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

READ ALSO  How Suspected "BACK TO SENDER CHARM" Killed 10 Persons In Kwara

The police prosecutor, Inspector Adekanmi Adeusi, attached to the Task Force and Anti-Land Grabbing Unit, noted that the matter was reported through a petition by the management of the OGBC to the office of the Secretary to the State Government on June 19, 2023.

Adeusi stated the defendants entered the land and sold and developed some parts, thereby preventing the OGBC from using it.

READ ALSO  REUNION (ABIA): ENUDA High School Alumni Holds Fundraiser Event To Renovate Dilapidated School Structures |SEE PHOTOS

The management of the broadcast station called for the retrieval of the land to prevent further loss to the illegal occupants.

Magistrate Osibajo, however, adjourned the case till August 15, 2023.



For Jobs, Nigeria and foreign Scholarships, Admissions CLICK HERE

Watch What's Trending!


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.