Deportation Of Beggars From Lagos To Anambra Illegal, Unconstitutional – Falana

Obi-FasholaHuman Rights Activist and Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday decried the deportation of destitute from where they reside to their states of origin saying it runs contrary to the provisions of the Constitution and therefore illegal.

Falana, who was lending his voice to the debate on the deportation of destitute from Lagos to Anambra state, made this known while addressing journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

The rights activist berated the Lagos State government for the action but lamented that almost all the states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, are guilty of the offence.

He said, “It will be wrong to restrict the condemnation of illegal deportation to Lagos State because many other states are into this barbaric act. The deportation of beggars by the Lagos State government to Anambra State is illegal, it is against the constitution”.

6 COMMENTS

  1. Next level is take Lagos state to court, so they pay the victims One million naira each! If somebody else accepts violation of his right does not mean I’ll let anyone violate mine.

  2. Well is gud Fashola is a politician n one day he may like to go for a higher or national appointment apart from being d lagos state governor. Then he will no that kharki no be leather. Already he has soild d minds of Igbos in accepting d so called Apc as a party. If he likes let him apologize or not time will tell. There is always 2mrrw ok

  3. Nonsense learned shit go & hug transformer or better still go & drink water pia pia. Everyone just want to be relevant at all cost & seize every single opportunity to do so. Its high time Government cleanses the entire states in Nigeria one after the other & If you don’t like it go & fry your buttocks & eat it with ketchup & chips.

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