Land dispute tears Lagos community apart


…Police arrest four thugs, recover marijuana in building

…Traditional ruler, chiefs, residents engage in verbal war

By Evelyn Usman

Dispute over land is now tearing Oworoshoki, a Lagos  community apart as chiefs and residents have engaged the traditional ruler of the community, Oba Idris Oluwatoyin inn a verbal war with accusations and counter accusations by both parties.

Mr. Akinola Oloruntoba, Oba of oworshoki and Chief Ajisegiri

Some land owners in the community have accused the traditional ruler of allegedly confiscating their lands and using thugs to terrorise them when they attempted to challenge his action. The Oba however denied this calling them liars

At a point in time, Oworoshoki became a theater of war , as cultists and thugs alleged to be hired by some members of the aggrieved parties held sway. They maimed, injured and killed members of rival cult groups as well…

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