Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, during a visit to Okun-Idasho in Ibeju-Lekki, told the village that her land has been acquired for its free Trade project.
The locals had last week been raided by the police, shooting and causing panic among the locals. During the raid some locals where arrested and many ran to hide in the bush, but soon after calm was restored they returned to the village
In a separate raid, the Government sent in soldiers and an armored tank. Governor Fashola said he paid Naira 750 million in compensation to take over the land.
Villagers said they’ve not received any funding from him and advised the Governor to get a refund.
Governor Fashola did not respond.
Villagers say if they leave the village they have no where else to go.