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By Monsuru Olowoopejo

IN the days when Apapa was the toast and popular destination of residents and visitors to Lagos, many families spent their weekends visiting the place to experience the serenity that characterised the Apapa Government Residential Area and the popular Apapa Amusement Park.

Then it was also a thing of pride among the elite to own a property in Apapa due to its attractive location and the many public facilities and social amenities present there. Those who could not afford the cost of property at the heart of Apapa left for adjoining towns like Ajegunle in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government.

But years after, the narrative has unfortunately changed as living in Apapa or visiting the axis has become a nightmare. The reason for this is that the port town has in recent years been invaded and seized by…

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