Tensions rise as 100 buildings demolished in Benin

The reclamation of land in Benin has resulted in the destruction of over a hundred structures in the communities of Irhirihi, Arougba, Obazagbon, and Ogheghe and sparked a verbal battle between the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State.Infomation Guide Nigeria

In a statement released on Monday, APC chairman Col. David Imuse (ret.) accused the state administration of lying behind the pretext of establishing a new town in order to seize control of the region.

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The party also disputed the state government’s claim that the territory had been purchased by the government over the years and was known as Ogba Forest Reserve, but issued Certificates of Occupancy to bonafide buyers nonetheless.

He said, “As a party, we condemn in strong terms these illegal demolitions by the jittery and rudderless PDP-led administration in the state. We see this policy of regularly demolishing public and private properties by the Obaseki-led government as irrational, evil and undemocratic.

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Crusoe Osagie, the Special Adviser to the Governor of Edo State on Media Projects, has criticised the APC state chapter for questioning the government’s resolve to end land-grabbing in the state.

He said that the party and its leaders feared being caught in the web as the exercise proceeds because they were the primary perpetrators in the unlawful operation.

He said, “The APC in the state is jittery over the determination of Governor Obaseki to end land-grabbing in Edo, because they are the landgrabbers.

“The party and its leaders are throwing tantrums today over the repossession exercise in Irhirhi-Obazagbon-Ogheghe Road because while they held office, the APC and its chieftains promoted the appropriation of community land with the use of non-state actors and overlords, who in the run-up to the Edo State governorship election in 2020 were popularly known as lions and tigers.Jamb Result

“Obaseki parted ways with the APC, chiefly due to such ideological differences.”Jamb Result

“Before this land was forcefully acquired by the same government in 2017, it was the world-renowned Ogba River Forest Reserve, which successive governments before Obaseki used for reforestation purposes.”

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