Residents of Magodo Estate Block Entrance as They Protest Against Demolition of all Houses in the Estate

Angered residents of Magodo Phase 2 Estate, Lagos has raised an alarm, last night after a bulldozer which an unidentified marker was spotted trying to make entrance into the estate at around 9:50pm on Tuesday night.

 
 

The residents who are already at high alert after they spotted some people in police uniforms who visited the estate with group of “hoodlums” and “marked virtually all the houses in the fully-built Estate for demolition”,

 
 
 

trooped out of their houses to stand guard at the entrance of the estate to prevent a bulldozer from gaining entrance. This is coming barely 1 month the FHA demolished several houses at the FESTAC town belonging to mostly Igbos who are business owners at ASPAMDA.

 
 

Mobile police reportedly arrived again last night, Dec. 21, and a bulldozer was also brought to begin demolition.

 
 
 

The armed mobile police officers were reportedly there to provide security so that the demolition can take place without the home owners fighting back.


 
 

However, residents trooped out to “form a human shield at the entrance of the gate” so that the bulldozer will not be driven in. 

 
 
 

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