Govt of Kwara State Has Demolished Saraki’s Family House In Ilorin:
The Government of Kwara State has currently demolished the Family House of Senator Bukola Saraki, the former senate President of Nigeria in Ilorin, capital of Kwara State.
One of the reliable online New Platforms, Sahara Reporters reported That
“the demolition was carried out in the early hours of the day to avoid a clash with loyalists of Saraki around the place named ‘Ile Arugbo’ (house of the olds).”
Sources confirmed that Kwara State “government had revoked some houses and properties illegally acquired by Saraki with some of the properties marked for demolition.”
It was alleged that some of the people residing in the house were harassed and injured in the process of evacuating them.
According to the report, some people who were living in the house injured in the process of demolition of the house.
Kwara state Governor Abdulrazak Abdulrahman stated earlier that the land was originally meant for government secretariat and parking space for civil service clinic but was illegally converted to a private business “Asa Investments Limited” without any record of compensation to the state government.
Also, the source posited that: “governor signed a constitutional instrument withdrawing the allocation of plots of land 1, 3 and 5 to the firm, asserting that the said land was unlawfully appropriated contrary to the purpose for which it was meant.”
The Governor disclosed that some Kwara state Civil Servant have an accommodation issues claiming that the new Secretariat by the state government will go a long way to solve the problem.
He said, “Hundreds of civil servants still operate from rented apartments at a huge cost to the government.
“The new secretariat, once completed in 2021, will definitely go a long way to end this unhealthy trend as well as provide a more conducive and decent working environment for government workers.”
Image Source: Sahara Reporters