Landlord of Rimax Estate, Meiran, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government, Lagos and an industrialist, Chief Livinus Okwara, are at loggerheads over the construction of market within the estate.
The animosity, Vanguard gathered, has degenerated that both parties have vowed to use whatever means to prevent each other from achieving their aim within the community. While the landlords, under the aegis of Rimax Estate Landlords Association, RELA, alleged that the proposed site for construction of the market was the only access road into the community.
But the industrialist, Chief Okwara, argued that the site had been earmarked for the project before property began to spring up within the axis.
RELA Chairman, Osazee Obazee, who spoke with Vanguard, alleged that the industrialist “harassed us with thugs, singles out landlords that opposes his vicious, oppressive attitude and subject us to victimisation and intimidation.” Read more