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Protest in Magodo over Police invasion

Magodo Estate Gate

Residents of Magodo phase 11 Estate in Lagos State are protesting over the alleged presence of not fewer than 50 armed policemen in their Estate.

The Estate management in retaliation has shut the two gates leading into the Estate. Addressing the public during the protest, the Chairman of Magodo Residents’ Association, Bajo Osinubu said.

“we called our people out to protest this morning over 50 policemen living within the Estate. We want the police out of our Estate”.

“There are no cases of kidnapping,rioting, but why are they still here? We want them out of our Estate”.

“we want to live in peace,this is a business between the Lagos State Government and the Adeyiga family”.

He further asserted that the policemen have been in the Estate for two weeks in other to take possession of properties on behalf of Adeyiga family and others.

The land on which the estate was built has been under contention for a long time with several court cases filed on the matter.

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