The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had approved the payment of
N11.8bn compensation to property owners whose buildings were demolished to pave the way for the ongoing road projects across the state.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Urban Development, Mrs. Yetunde Onabule, stated this on Tuesday at the Lands Bureau 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing.
Onabule said, “I can confirm to you that in line with the provisions of the Land Use Act 1978, which is the enabling Law for the revocation of Right of Occupancy (C of O), and payment of compensation thereof in the country, interests in the affected properties have been promptly revoked, and enumeration of these properties completed.
“Payment of over
N11,8bn has been approved as compensation for properties/owners on the Alignment/ Right of Way for construction, re-construction/dualisation of roads, flyovers, and ramps aimed at alleviating traffic gridlock and other forms of infrastructural development of Lagos is ongoing.” Read more<<<<<