Estate Owners reiterate support for rule of law

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Aug 30th, 2014
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The ssociation of Land and Estate Owners (ALEO) in Lagos and Ogun States have reiterated their belief in the present democratic dispensation as well as support for the rule of law.

 President of ALEO, Chief Mutairu Owoeye who stated this at a press briefing in Lagos, urged his members not to do anything outside the ambit of the law.

Owoeye said the clarification became necessary following a recent newspaper publication linking him and some members of the association to certain acts in 14 communities located within Lagos-Ogun boundary on the outskirts of Ikorodu.

 Said Owoeye: “Ordinarily, I don’t join issues on the pages of newspapers, but I am now being forced to put the records straight. A group of hoodlums invaded Oke-Agbo community early this year and sacked the entire community. As law abiding citizens, we wrote to the Inspector-General of Police to intervene, consequent upon which the police boss, sent a crack team of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) from Abuja who stormed the area and arrested six of the hoodlums.”

 ”The six suspects were arraigned .

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