Osogbo landlords beg Aregbesola to
pay N2bn compensation promised since 2014
•Governor Rauf Aregbesola
The landlords whose buildings were demolished
in Osogbo, capital of Osun State by the
administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to
pave way for road construction have appealed to
the governor to pay them compensation.
Speaking on behalf of the landlords, Mr Moshood
Oladejo, pleaded with Aregbesola to expedite
action on the payment of their N2 billion
compensation which he promised to pay them
He said many of the landlords have died
compensation and that those that are still alive
need their money to take care of themselves.
“We want to appeal to Governor Rauf Aregbesola
to pay our compensation so that we can enjoy it
while alive. Since the demolition of our houses in
2014, we had been leaving in abject poverty and
many of us have died,” Moshood said.
Also speaking, Mrs Mariam Abiona whose
property was also demolished appealed to the
governor to pay the compensation. Abiona said
the property that was demolished was her only
source of income.
Another property owner that was also affected in
the demolition, Alhaja Adefunke Haolat, said she
depended on the property to survive and pleaded
with Aregbesola to pay their compensation.