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Stormwater project: Edo govt. warns against encroaching site




By Kevin Okunzuwa

The Edo government has warned land speculators to refrain from encroaching on Godwin Omonuwa’s estate in the Upper Adesuwa College Road area of ​​the Government Reserve Zone (GRA) in the Benin metropolis.

The state government in a statement on Sunday from Mr. Tom Obaseki, project coordinator, Edo State Erosion and Watershed Management Project in Nigeria, said the estate was for the project. storm in Benin.

He said all of the land had been designated to be used in the implementation of the ongoing stormwater mitigation works in the GRA area of ​​Benin.

He noted a lawsuit in the Federal High Court (lawsuit No .: FHC / B / CS / 111/2020) among several stakeholders, including members of the Godwin Omonuwa family which restricts any form of transaction or transaction. sales activities on said land. .

“This public notice has become necessary as the government recently observed some form of illegal construction and transaction activity on the aforementioned land area by unknown persons.

“The State Government hereby warns the general public not to be deceived into purchasing a parcel of land in the area known as the Godwin Omonuwa Estate, Upper Adesuwa Road, GRA, as it is done at the risk of the buyers, ”he said.

He said the government was determined to use this land to resolve the perpetual floods that had made life unbearable for residents of the Gapiona-Ugiokuen-Abuja neighborhoods and much of the GRA during those years.

“The government instructs buyers to refrain from carrying out any transaction on said land or from carrying out any form of development on the same Godwin Omonuwa estate, located on Upper Adesuwa Road, GRA.

“Requests for clarification / additional information can be sent by e-mail: [email protected] or phone numbers; 08099732111 or 07053066000 ”, he noted. (NOPE)


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