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IN IKEJA: FAAN officials allegedly destroy homes of retired staff

Reports have it that some retirees living in a staff quarters owned by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have reportedly had their homes destroyed following an invasion by officials in Ikeja, Lagos Mainland.

It was learnt that the incident occurred on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, with officials of FAAN destroying houses occupied by the retirees.

In a video shared online by a lady, she stated that her 93-year-old grandmother is among the residents affected by a hostile eviction allegedly carried out by FAAN staff.

In the clip, the lady requested for an explanation concerning the unexpected visit which was ignored by the angry members of staff that destroyed the properties.

Also, she stated there is an ongoing case between FAAN and her father who worked with the organization for a 30-year period.

Watch the video below.

 

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The heartbreaking moment FAAN officials destroyed the houses of retired staff . . There was commotion and cries, on Tuesday, at the staff quarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, in Ikeja, Lagos, as the row over the eviction of retirees took a sad turn. . . Although the retirees have been insisting that the agency has no proprietary right to evict them until all pending legal and administrative issues are resolved, some officials of the agency stormed their houses and destroyed them with no court order. . . In a video obtained by us, a lady can be heard crying and saying her 93-year-old mother was inside the house, but her pleas fell on deaf ears, as the officials proceeded to damage the building. . . In another video, a lady can be heard asking the intruders for their mission, but instead of answering her, they said they would show her what their mission was, before proceeding to start pulling off the roof of their building….[Swipe to view all]

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