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Lekki-Epe road: Lagos gives illegal structures’ owners Thursday deadline

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The Lagos State Environmental and Particular Offences Unit (Job drive) has issued a three-day Removing Discover to all homeowners of makeshift buildings, kiosks and automobiles at Maroko and Lekki Coastal Highway.

On Monday, the Chairman, CSP Shola Jejeloye mentioned the motion grew to become obligatory as a result of development of the street that might serve as a substitute route for the Lekki – Epe expressway.

He mentioned the freeway results in Lekki Free Commerce Zone and presently has a number of unlawful buildings, amongst others, used for buying and selling actions by totally different artisans.

“The stretch of the street has been taken over by mechanics, block makers, bamboo and wooden sellers, shanties and different unlawful occupiers, which can impede efficient street development,” he mentioned.

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Jejeloye introduced that on the expiration of the notification on Thursday, his crew would take away all unapproved buildings, shanties, deserted automobiles, and so forth.

The CSP believes the clearance and raids of legal hideouts in Marwa Waterside would additionally assist to scale back visitors robberies on the Lekki – Ajah hall.

The officer appealed to affected homeowners and occupiers to heed the state authorities order, warning that defaulters will face justice.

In December 2019, the Lagos authorities carried out an identical clear up of the identical axis.

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