Building Collapse: Court Dismisses Lekki Gardens Director’s Motion Seeking To Quash Charge

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Managing Director Of Lekki Gardens, Richard Nyong (right) and the Contractor, Taiwo Odofin (left) being arraigned at the Ebute Metta Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos.

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Thursday dismissed a motion by the Executive Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Mr Sola Olumofe seeking to quash the criminal charges filed against him and others by the Lagos State Government over alleged negligence in the events leading to the collapse of a building in Lekki area of the State on March 10, 2016.

Olumofe, the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Richard Nyong and others are standing trial before Justice Sybil Nwaka over the building collapse which reportedly claimed 34 lives.

Other defendants are Odofin Henry Taiwo, Omolabake Mortune, Omotilewa Oluwatosin Joseph, Lekki Gardens, Get Too Rich Investment Limited and HC Insight Solution…

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