Don't Allow Olu Siun To Annex Our Village, Family Begs Ogun Govt - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Don't Allow Olu Siun To Annex Our Village, Family Begs Ogun Govt


The council chairman receiving the petition from the family

ABEOKUTA - Members of the late Balogun Sanni Fadeyi family in Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State,  have staged a peaceful protest over the alleged move to annex their village, Oba-Ayegbami by suspected land grabbers.

The family accused the Olu of Siun, Oba Lawrence Odeyinka of masterminding the move for land grabbing purposes.

The members, consisting young and old insisted that Aiyegbami Village, otherwise known as Abule Oba was not located on Igbore land.  

Speaking on behalf of the extended family, Mr. Saubana Fadeyi, Chief Kashimawo Ogunbayo and Mrs. Falilat Mobolaji Kareem, while presenting a petition to the Chairman of Obafemi Owode Local Government, Hon. Adeshina Ogunsola over the issue.

They were joined by their cousins from the Ajala family who  also faulted Oba Odeyinka's claim that the village was located on Igbore land.

The protesters

According to them, Oba Odeyinka's new move was informed by ulterior considerations and land speculation purposes.

They said their forebearers who were from Oba and Imo Community sections of Egbaland are the rightful owners of the land.

"Our forefathers from Oba and Imo sections of Egbaland are the  rightful owners of the land. 

"They have settled in the area for over two centuries before recently when a group of people claimed ownership of the land"

"We appeal to the Chairman of Obafemi Owode Local   Government, the state government to intervene inorder to avoid break down of law and order in the council area".

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