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Oyo Revokes Agodi, Jericho GRA Land, Ajimobi Fume’s

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Feb. 14, 2020

The Government of Oyo State has approved the revocation of some plots of land in the Agodi Government Reservation Area and the Jericho area of Ibadan , the state capital.
The revocation order , which was dated February 10 , 2020 , indicated that the affected plots of land were revoked in overriding public interest and for the use of the state.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Thursday said the affected parcels of land were revoked in line with the Land Use Act .
But a former governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi , has sued Makinde over the revocation of his landed property at the Agodi GRA.
Ajimobi , in his suits marked I /183 /2020 , I /184 /2020 , I /185 /2020 and I/ 186 /2020 before the state high court , is contesting the basis for the revocation notice sent to him by the state government .
According to Ajimobi , the land in dispute was donated to him by late Chief Arisekola Alao, and was acquired by him by the virtue of Statutory Right of Occupancy dated February 10, 2009 , and registered as number 35 , page 35, volume 3556 of the Lands Registry Office , Ibadan .
The main gate of the property was said to have been destroyed with several valuable in the property allegedly destroyed by officials of the ministry .
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