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Family petitions police over Ibeju-Lekki land

By Onozure Dania

Lagos— Mr Apesin Gbabijo, a member of Lagos State House of Assembly, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the state and the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to do everything within their power to put an end to the activities of those involved in the business of kidnapping and killing across the country, particularly in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of the state.

He charged the Police to wade into the case of alleged threat to life, assault and disturbance of peaceful enjoyment of property by a purported monarch in the community.
Gbabijo, who is acting on behalf of himself and the Lasusi family of Oniyanrin village, in a petition addressed to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, through his lawyer, said: “Our clients are the owners of all the property situated at Oniyanrin Village of Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State, having inherited same from time immemorial from their father.’’

In a similar development, the family in its petition to the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, dated same contended that some persons allegedly assaulted, which led to the bodily harm, malicious damage, robbery and murder of Wale Tijani and Saliu Kayode.”

The Lasosi family further posited that the said monarch has alongside others been threatening the life of the family members which culminated in the inflicting of injuries on the family members in 2014.


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