One other household lays declare to Agidingbi land

ANOTHER household yesterday laid declare to the controversial 398-acre land at Agidingbi and environ, bringing to 3 the variety of households making such claims.

The Ashade household made its declare about 48 hours after the Ashamu household additionally laid declare to the land.

Their claims got here on the heels of that of the Akinole-Oshiun household, who on the power of a Supreme Courtroom judgment,  served these occupying the land discover of its plan to recuperate the property.

The household requested the occupants to come back and regularise their titles with it or threat the demolition of their properties.

Its plan sparked a protest by the occupants and opened the best way for the possession claims.

The federal government has since stated it’s the rightful proprietor of the land and warned trespassers to steer clear.

The land spans Agidingbi, Magodo, Alausa, the Central Enterprise District (CBD) and Ogba, amongst different areas.

At a information convention on the Ashade Royal Palace, Iga Iloti Compound, Ogba Ashade, Lagos, the Ashade Royal Household  Secretary, Prince Bisi Ashade, stated the land  “kinds half of a big portion of expanse of land owned from time immemorial, certainly earlier than the appearance of ‘Pax Britanica’, by the Ashade royal household by themselves and their ancestors over which they’d continued to train acts of possession nec vi nec clam et precario”.

He stated the court docket choices being flaunted by the Akinole-Oshiun household have been from litigations during which the Ashade household was not a celebration nor conscious of.

He stated from 1890 when the dispute over the land first received to the court docket, to the “Supreme Courtroom judgment in O.Ok.O. Mogaji vs Cadbury Nigeria Ltd & ORS, reported in 1985 NWLR pt p. 393, to the Excessive Courtroom of Lagos State choice in swimsuit No. ID/1735/93 Oluwole O. Opayemi Vs. Wole Esan, delivered on December 5, 2003, the household’s proprietary curiosity  as conventional house owners have been confirmed within the huge acres of land.”

In keeping with him, the 1985 Supreme Courtroom judgment held that the household owned all of the land at Agidingbi. He puzzled why the court docket would  held in any other case within the verdict being paraded by the Akinole-Oshiun household .

He stated the land began from Agege, masking the entire of Ogba, Alausa (Abule Tapa), Abule George, Abule Fagba, Davies Farm, Randle Farm, Abule Taylor; forming boundaries with Oregun and as much as Shangisha and sharing boundary with Isheri; including that the Akinole-Oshiun household ‘’will not be recognized to us’’.

He warned potential or present property house owners within the space to be cautious of who to cope with.

The Ashade household  warned that anybody who offers in respect of the stated land with the Akinole-Oshiun household or every other particular person(s), besides by means of the solicitors to the Ashade royal household, does so at his peril.”

It stated it could go to court docket to hunt a keep of execution of the decision, urging residents, property house owners and different events to not fear.

Current on the briefing have been the Regent of Ogbaland, Omokehinde Ashade, the Eletu of Ogba, Prince Oyewole Ashade, different distinguished members of the Ashade household and the Chief Imam of Ogba, Alhaji Rafiu Salaudeen. (The Nation)


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