Court voids restriction of Lagos estate residents’ movement

A Lagos State Excessive Courtroom in Ikeja has nullified a motion restriction order positioned on householders in Pearl Backyard Property at Sangotedo within the Eti-Osa Native Authorities Space of the state by CMB Constructing Upkeep and Funding Firm Restricted.

Justice Mufutau Olokoba declared the restriction unlawful whereas giving judgment on a swimsuit filed by among the householders towards CMB and the Oyetubo Jokotade Property Useful resource Restricted (earlier landowners).

Within the court docket judgment, obtained by Sunday PUNCH, the claimants, Messrs Francis Adesuyi, Felix Obiakor, Martin Ajayi-Obe and Peter Afenotan, filed the N100m swimsuit on February 9, 2015, on behalf of themselves and different property residents towards the property builders.

Whereas delivering the judgment on the matter, Justice Olokoba noticed that the property builders trampled on the claimants’ rights by proscribing their motion out and in of the property.

He additionally declared as null and void an property cost of N35,000 imposed by the second defendant on the claimants.

The decide dominated, “A declaration that the reticulation cost is imposed by the second defendant is fraudulent, unlawful, null and void and of no impact in anyway, similar having been opposite to the illustration made to the claimants by the first defendant on the time of acquisition of their respective plots and the specific phrases of the Deeds of Task and the sale of the administration settlement.”

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