Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce), in an over-night enforcement train, demolished a number of unlawful constructions round Government Public Schools at Mile 2, Badagry Expressway, Lagos.
The operatives demolished shanties, mechanic workshops, containarised kiosks and business bus garages across the space.
Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who led the enforcement staff disclosed that earlier than the demolition train, house owners and occupants of the unlawful constructions, containarised kiosks and bus garages have been served 7-day ‘Removal Notice’ to vacate your entire space in addition to the neighborhood of the colleges inside the stipulated interval.
Egbeyemi acknowledged additional that the elimination train was sequel to quite a few complaints and petitions by residents, notably administration of the Public Schools (Imoye High School and Amuwo Odofin Junior Secondary School) that prison components had turned the realm into hideouts/spots for finishing up their nefarious actions, thereby making the atmosphere disagreeable for dwelling or studying.
According to him “these eliminated unlawful constructions/shanties have been recognized for harbouring prison components who rob unsuspecting members of the general public of their valuables and likewise function an outlet for the gross sales of unlawful laborious medicine like Tramadol, Codeine, Skunk, Weed together with combined liquor to miscreants.
“Lagos is the most populous state in Nigeria as well as its economic heartbeat. As such, the zero tolerance for all forms of crimes and criminality by the present administration would be sustained,” Egbeyemi added.
He restated that house owners/occupiers of unlawful enterprise constructions like mechanics, meals/fruits distributors and others have turned your entire space into an eye-sore as in every single place, together with the environment of public colleges, have been often suffering from refuse, used tyres/metals and deserted automobiles/vehicles amongst others.
The Chairman stated the Agency swung into motion upon the expiration of the elimination discover with the intention to make sure the immediate clean-up of the atmosphere in addition to clampdown on the actions of criminally minded individuals which have turn into a supply of disturbance to regulation abiding Lagosians, particularly residents of the realm.