Lagos State Environmental and Particular Offences Unit (Taskforce) has dislodged squatters, eliminated shanties and evacuated the deserted autos below Iganmu Bridge after expiration of the three-day discover served on the unlawful occupiers of the realm on Monday.
The Chairman of the Job Power, CSP Shola Jejeloye, talking after the train on Thursday, disclosed that the State Authorities intends to place the situation to good use instantly to be able to guarantee unlawful squatters don’t return to the place.
He recalled that in a go to by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu it was agreed that the situation must be decongested as a part of efforts to take away the visitors gridlock in Apapa.
Jejeloye defined that the occupants of the Iganmu Underbridge had been knowledgeable to go away the realm six months in the past earlier than they had been served the 72-hour elimination discover on Monday.
He famous that related Authorities businesses together with the Ministry of The Surroundings and Water Sources, Lagos Waste Administration Company (LAWMA), LASPARK and safety businesses have been mandated to take possession of the realm for clear up and administration.
The Chairman envisaged that clearing of the situation and dislodgement of squatters would carry to an finish the incessant visitors robberies, indiscriminate parking of vans, environmental nuisance and sale of laborious medicine prevalent within the space.
“The State Authorities would adequately keep this place. This can discourage the squatters from returning, particularly those that use the realm for unlawful actions and hideouts”, he acknowledged.