Shangisha Landlord Association Expresses Optimism over Sanwo-Olu’s Promises


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Mary Nnah

The Shangisha Landlords Association, Lagos, has expressed optimism in the recent intervention by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in resolving the unrest in Magodo Estate, saying the governor will live up to their expectations.

There was unrest in Magodo Estate a few weeks ago when dozens of police officers and Shangisha Landlords Association converged at the estate’s gate to execute a Supreme Court judgment.

The officials had said they were acting on a Supreme Court judgment that mandated the Lagos State Government to give back 549 plots to the original owners of the land.

Chairman, Shangisha Landlords Association, Adebayo Adeyiga who said that the crisis started in 1984 through 1986, when the state government forcefully took parcels of land belonging to the association for Magodo Phase II Estate.

Adeyiga said the original landowners of Shangisha had been persecuted by the Lagos State Government and its officials until the state…

Source: Thisday Newspaper