We Feel Your Pains, Lagos Tells Displaced Otodo Gbame Residents


Otodo Gbame community members protest at Governor’s office

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday appealed to displaced residents of riverine communities in Ilado popularly known as Otodo Gbame to exercise a little more patience as efforts are ongoing to verify their list submitted for resettlement.

Some residents of the affected communities had stormed Lagos House in Aausa, Ikeja to protest the delay in their resettlement, saying that the request was in line with their fundamental human rights.

Addressing the protesters, the State’s Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Seye Oladejo said the government was very much aware of their pains, and that concerted efforts would be made to ameliorate their plight.

Oladejo, who addressed the protesters alongside the State’s Commissioners for Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde;…

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