The owners say the Ondo State Development and Property Corporation is heartless to have demolished their hard earned property.
Hundreds of owners of buildings in Abusoro area in Akure, the Ondo State capital, have condemned the demolition of their structures by officials of Ondo State Development and Property Corporation.
The building owners said the action of the corporation has left many of them in a hopeless situation.
Officials of the Ondo state had last week stormed Abusoro area Akure to demolish hundreds of uncompleted buildings.
The action has left many of the owners of the building in shock and total disbelief.
Although the buildings were erected in a bushy environment, the owner claimed they were not adequately notified by government officials.
They described the action of the corporation as barbaric and inhuman
The spokesperson of the aggrieved building owners, Ikuejamofo Babafemi, noted that the corporation went ahead to demolish their structures despite the legal action restraining it from doing so.
His words,“ It highly saddening that officials of Ondo State Development and Property Corporation have to invade our area and demolished our structures built with our sweats
“Most of us have to borrow before we can erect those structures. It is sad that these buildings were demolished without any prior notice from the officials”.
“The action of the officials of the corporation is worst than any attack from the Boko Haram sect because we have been thrown into the mourning mood by that cruel act,” Mr. Babafemi said.
However, the management of the corporation says the owners of the buildings acquired the land illegally.
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