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30 November 2020

Lagos Taskforce destroys illegal shanties at Agege.

Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit has demolished over one thousand, seven hundred illegal shanties and containerised shops around Fagba Railway lines, Agege.

The agency’s chairman, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, in a statement by its Head, Public Affairs Unit, Adebayo Taofiq, said owners and occupants of the illegal shanties had been served a seven-day ‘Removal Order’.

Egbeyemi explained that upon expiration of the removal order, the government gave them additional twenty-one days to remove their belongings and vacate the area before embarking on the demolition exercise.

He added that investigations revealed that hoodlums occupying the shanties were responsible for the destruction of public properties.

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