Land Grabbing; Community Sues Arm Ltd., Toll System Coy and Notorious Land Grabber, Mutairu Owoeye.
Incorporated Trustees of Bolorunpelu Landlords and Residents
Association of Ibeju –Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State
has in Suit No. EPD/6122LMW/18 sued ASSET & RESOURCE
MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED ( ARM); TOLL SYSTEMS COMPANY LIMITED; CHIEF MUTAIRU OWOEYE & COMPANY LTD; ALHAJI MUTAIRU OWOEYE AND MR. GANIYU OWOEYE (A.K.A GARBA) before the High Court of Lagos State, Epe Judicial Division, Epe, the Community is praying the Court for the following reliefs:
A Declaration that the unlawful invasion of the claimants’ properties with dangerous firearms, offensive weapons, malicious destruction/ demolition of the claimants’ houses, churches, factories and industries without lawful and valid court orders/ judgment by the 1st to 4th defendants through the 5th to 8th defendants, with the purpose of chasing the claimants out of their respective parcels of land and annexed and fenced the annexed land, is unconstitutional, illegal and unlawful.
2. A DECLARATION that the defendants’ use of force, violence, self help, armed hoodlums to secure entry into the claimants’ landed properties, and took over the claimants’ landed property is unconstitutional, illegal and unlawful.
3. A DECLARATION that the continued occupation of the claimants’ landed properties by the defendants’ of which the defendants secured entry and fenced it, through use of force, offensive weapons and firearms, violence, self help, armed hoodlums and took over the claimants’ landed property is unconstitutional, illegal and unlawful.
4. AN ORDER OF THE HONOURABLE COURT directing the defendants to immediately vacate the claimants parcels of land as described in their respective survey plans and restore all the properties the defendants destroyed.
5. N100,000,000.00 damages in favour of the claimants and against the Defendants, jointly and severally for the malicious destruction/ demolition of the claimant’s houses, churches, factories and industries causing the Claimants to suffer untold hardship, loss of their business, homes and psychological trauma.