LAND GRABBING IN OGUN: Trouble looms over OPIC land

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LAND GRABBING IN OGUN: Trouble looms over OPIC land

We'll respect Court Judgements, Abiodun assures

We'll respect Court Judgements, Abiodun assures

• UK based lawyer, another accuse Chinese firm of encroachment, using police to harass, seek Gov Abiodun’s intervention

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

London based lawyer, Adeniran Adewumi, has pleaded with Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State to intervene in an alleged land encroachment case by a Chinese firm, Sinoki System Ltd, operating in the state.

Adewumi, an indigene of Ekiti State, claimed that he acquired the land in 2005 from OPIC (Ogun State and Investment Property Corporation) which at the time was allocating land in the state.

According to him, he had commenced the development of the property by erecting perimeter fence and sand filling because the land swampy.

He, however, alleged that he was surprised to notice that his property alongside some other property around had been encroached upon by the Chinese firm.

Adewumi said when he sent one of his family friends who came to Nigeria from the United Kingdom in 2019 to check the site, he was shocked…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper