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Disregard for court orders: Lekki residents want government’s intervention in AMCON’s flagrant abuse of processes

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Land owners at the upscale Victory Park Estate, Igbokushu in Lekki area of the state have called on authorities to quickly intervene in the alleged forceful eviction and barefaced diaregard for court processes by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), accused of fronting for some private interests.

The land owners who addressed a section of Lagos media community on Tuesday narrated how AMCON threw all due processes to the air and assumed a role that’s outside of its statutory stipulations by acting as real estate representatives for some parties.

The landlords said as an agency created by law, the corporation should always and fully respect court orders. According to them, AMCON violated court orders by selling the disputed plots and called for a review of their conduct while adding that the association runs the risk of losing their life savings.

Speaking during the media parley, the Managing Partner, Pistis Partners law firm, Mayowa Owolabi, representing some of the affected members of the association, revealed that the landlords acquired several plots of land within the estate from a company called Knight Rook Limited through an affliated company called Grant properties Limited in 2002.

Owolabi noted that the claimants upon acquiring the land, proceeded to register the title deeds at the land registry, paid all registrations fees and statutory charges and thereafter procured Governor’s consent.

According to him, a certain Mr Lanre Olaoluwa in 2017, placed a signage on the perimeter fence around the estate indicating that AMCON was entitled to take possession of some plots of land within the estate based on the orders of the Federal High Court made on the 16th June, 2016 in Suit No: FHC/AB/CS/69/2016 – AMCON v Havilah Villas Limited & 10 Ors and Suit No: FHC/L/CS/744/2017- AMCON v Knight Rook Limited & 5 Ors.

“Following an investigation, our members discovered that the said Mr Lanre Olaoluwa was purportedly appointed by AMCON as the Receiver/Manager of Knight Rook Limited and Grant Properties Limited, to take over both companies and their assets due to their indebtedness to some banks as the debts has been assigned to AMCON.

“However, on further investigations conducted by our members, the referenced judgement did not confer ownership of their respective plots of land on AMCON, the said judgement which stated that one hectare was to be seized and not 49 hectares (all the plots of land) within the estate. Members of the association (about 100 affected persons) had filed several suits right from 2016 which are still pending before the High Court of Lagos state but we discovered that notwithstanding the pending suits, someone (thought to be AMCON) continues to sell the disputed plots and is actively encouraging the persons that he purportedly sold the plots to carry out construction work on the plots”.

This, Owolabi said, is carried out in violation of the doctrine of pending legal action and subsisting orders of injunction while adding that the action taken by AMCON is detrimental to the members of the association’s life savings.

“We are calling on the Federal Government, Lagos State government to review AMCON’s conduct by protecting the interests of Nigerians. AMCON has to answer pertinent questions, they should allow the court to work because they are obliged to conduct its affairs in accordance with the tenets of the law and not seen taking steps that clearly amounts to flagrant disregard for court orders and due process,” he said.

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JANDOR UNLEASHES TERROR ON INNOCENT LAGOSIANS.

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The Apc lagos state chapter have have called on security agency to check mate and bring to book the unscruptilous activities of the pdp governorship candidate Mr Adediran Olajide popularly know as jandor on the citizen of lagos state as he campaigned across the state .

The spokeman of Apc , hon seye oladejo in a press release made avsilable to gidinews .com ststed that :

Our attention has been drawn to the reign of terror unleashed on innocent and law abiding citizens of Lagos state by the gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the forthcoming national elections, Jide Adediran, otherwise known as Jandor in the course of his campaign in Surulere Local Government Council of the state.
The incident left in its wake several maimed victims and three people reportedly sent to their untimely death.
We condemn in strong terms the unwarranted and unprovoked resort to violence on the citizens of the state in the name of electioneering campaign.
Lagos cherishes it’s enviable status as the safest state in the country which has been as a result of long running and painstaking investment in security through the provision of the wherewithal and incentives for security agencies.
We view this attack as a ploy to instill fear in the hearts of voters as we count down to the elections.
It’s pathetic to note that a candidate seeking to govern the state could be seen actively promoting anarchy and violence to disrupt the peace of the citizens.
It will be recalled that the suspect has been busy in the past days crying wolves in the media as he perfected his evil plans which manifested at his rally.
While we can imagine the untold misery and frustration that his faltering campaign might have visited on him, it ought not to result in the thirst for the blood potential voters.
We hereby call on the law enforcement agencies to thoroughly investigate the incident , bring the culprits to book and beef security across the state with the obvious desperation of the opposition PDP in order to forestall a reoccurrence.
We urge Lagosians to remain calm and law abiding as the state government remains irrevocably committed to its onerous duty of ensuring the safety of lives and properties of all and sundry.

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RELIGIOUS CLERGY in Ajeronmi ifelodun Endorsed PDP HON RITA ORJI …

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….Offer Prayers for her .

The clergies of the Mission street Islamic group and the Episcopal church of Cherubim and seraphim worldwide endorsed the pdp candidate of Ajeronmi Ifelodun Hon Rita Orji as their candidate on Friday .

The Most Rt Rev Judah Adeogo Oluwole spiritual head of the Episcopal church during the ilaje day at the church called out the pdp candidate for a specail prayers for her victory ,according Rev Adeogo ,

“we have always seen the dividened of democracy when you were the house of Representative in Ajeronmi ifelodun our people have always sing your praises , now that you are on a journey back to the hallow chamber , we will support you and vote for you ,because you have always remember us ”

Hon Rita Orji , appreciated the church and its most Rev for always look out for her every time , she assured the congregation that more will come their way if voted as back to the green floor , she retraced her last election woe on the rigging aspect of the Apc in 2019 , but she said it will never be business as usual, as she urged them to get their PVCs which will assured and seal her victory .

Hence , the pdp candidate hon Rita Orji meet with the muslim clergy at the mission street hall , where she also spoked on the essence of making Ajegunle a better place for all , she called on the clergies to always state on the path of truth as they pray for a better Nigeria . prayers were offered for her victory as Election drew near .

The pdp candidate have embarked on ward to ward campaign since pronounced as the right candidate of pdp Federal Constituency by the high court and inec.

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JANDOR UNLEASHES TERROR ON INNOCENT LAGOSIANS.

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The Apc lagos state chapter have have called on security agency to check mate and bring to book the unscruptilous activities of the pdp governorship candidate Mr Adediran Olajide popularly know as jandor on the citizen of lagos state as he campaigned across the state .

The spokeman of Apc , hon seye oladejo in a press release made avsilable to gidinews .com ststed that :

Our attention has been drawn to the reign of terror unleashed on innocent and law abiding citizens of Lagos state by the gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the forthcoming national elections, Jide Adediran, otherwise known as Jandor in the course of his campaign in Surulere Local Government Council of the state.
The incident left in its wake several maimed victims and three people reportedly sent to their untimely death.
We condemn in strong terms the unwarranted and unprovoked resort to violence on the citizens of the state in the name of electioneering campaign.
Lagos cherishes it’s enviable status as the safest state in the country which has been as a result of long running and painstaking investment in security through the provision of the wherewithal and incentives for security agencies.
We view this attack as a ploy to instill fear in the hearts of voters as we count down to the elections.
It’s pathetic to note that a candidate seeking to govern the state could be seen actively promoting anarchy and violence to disrupt the peace of the citizens.
It will be recalled that the suspect has been busy in the past days crying wolves in the media as he perfected his evil plans which manifested at his rally.
While we can imagine the untold misery and frustration that his faltering campaign might have visited on him, it ought not to result in the thirst for the blood potential voters.
We hereby call on the law enforcement agencies to thoroughly investigate the incident , bring the culprits to book and beef security across the state with the obvious desperation of the opposition PDP in order to forestall a reoccurrence.
We urge Lagosians to remain calm and law abiding as the state government remains irrevocably committed to its onerous duty of ensuring the safety of lives and properties of all and sundry.

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