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Terrorism: Community leaders call for investigation of DCP, OPS, others’ activities

A community in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State, Oko Olomi, has asked the Police Service Commission to conduct discreet investigation on the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) OPS, Commander MOPOL 49 and OC Anti-Kidnapping of the Zonal headquarters, Zone 2, alleged to have been used to terrorise the villagers through a land speculator (names withheld) for the execution of a court ruling delivered by Justice Mufutau Olokoba  on July 6, 2015 on the village.

The Okunu Eleku family of Oko-Olomi has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and other human rights community to conduct audit following alleged violation of the rights of the people of Oko-Olomi without warrant of possession and sheriffs of the court when the land speculator visited on April 16 and 17, 2016, using the instrumentality of the police.

In the said ruling that was used, Justice Olokoba had grant the order of possession sought by the claimant, Toll System Development Company Limited, “for a parcel of land measuring 1,561.20 hectare covered by a Certificate of Occupancy registered as no 17, page 17 in Vol.  2003T situate at Lakowe Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State from any person who occupies same without the consent or permission of the claimant”.

The family, through their lawyer, Bamidele Ogundele, while speaking to the press, also asked that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) conduct investigation into the genuineness of the Certificate of Occupancy purportedly issued in respect of the village.

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