December 8, 2022



Why we’re investigating Lagos property homeowners – Police

The Nigeria Police has assured that investigation right into a petition towards the homeowners of Concord Gardens and Property Improvement Restricted and Amen Property, Saheed Abdullahi Mosadoluwa, aka Ibile, and Ms. Sade Balogun, respectively, was devoid of sentiments and the duo would to be prosecuted by the Lagos state authorities.

Power Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a press assertion, Wednesday in Abuja, stated the suspects have been crying foul for undue sympathy.

“The Nigeria Police Power needs to make public the result of the concluded investigations right into a petition towards the homeowners of Concord Gardens and Property Improvement Restricted and Amen Property, one Saheed Abdullahi Mosadoluwa, aka Ibile, and Ms. Sade Balogun, respectively.

“The results of the investigations exhibits clearly that the Police carried out a laudable investigation worthy of commendation within the absence of sentiments and the duo are to be prosecuted by the Lagos state authorities opposite to the information making the rounds.

The case commenced by way of a petition by one Adeyinka Igbinoba, dated March 21, 2022, acquired on the workplace of the Inspector-Basic of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, and endorsed to the IGP Monitoring Unit to analyze.

Within the petition, the petitioner claimed that her sisters, Barrister Bunmi Okoror, and Abiodun Abdul, requested for a refund of an preliminary deposit of N30 million made to at least one Saheed Abdullahi Mosadoluwa (aka Ibile) in respect of some parcels of land in Lekki, Lagos, claiming that the issued Certificates of Occupancy (CoO) was faux and so they subsequently reported the matter to the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC).”

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In line with the spokesperson, “In the midst of the backwards and forwards to recuperate the stated sum of cash, the petitioner, Adeyinka Igbinoba, along with her siblings Bunmi Okoror and Abiodun Abdul, and their mom, Mrs. Abdul Beckely, together with their driver attended a scheduled assembly within the workplace of Mr. Saheed at Landbook Workplace, Eleganza Plaza, Reverse Ikole Advanced, Ajah, Lagos, who had clearly emphasised that he would solely refund the paid sum in full after they withdraw the case from the EFCC.

“On the assembly, they met Mr. Saheed, his agent, Mr. Kolawole Opeodu, and two different males. It was alleged that the assembly grew to become heated and led to a critical altercation the place Mr. Saheed hit the petitioner with a carved wood object resulting in a critical fracture on her proper ankle.

“It’s equally pertinent to say that Ms. Sade Balogun, proprietor of Amen Property the place the petitioner resides, performing on her friendship with Mr. Saheed, restrained the petitioner from accessing her property.

Detailed investigation into the petition has efficiently addressed the three salient points. Firstly, a response to police request from the workplace of the Everlasting Secretary, Bureau of Lands, Lagos dated Could 23, 2022, ascertained the possession of the land however didn’t affirm or deny any encumbrances on it as requested.

“Secondly, there exists circumstantial proof in type of audio recordings substantiating the declare that Mr. Saheed (Ibile) precipitated grievious hurt on the petitioner as she sustained the fracture to her proper ankle between the hall and the staircase resulting in the suspect’s workplace which has been operated upon and renders the complainant incapacitated on crutches.

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“Lastly, the conduct of Ms. Sade Gbadamosi in restraining the petitioner from accessing her property constitutes a breach of the petitioner’s basic rights and is more likely to trigger breach of peace.”

The spokesperson additional acknowledged that, “The Nigeria Police Power hereby calls on residents as important stakeholders in policing to ignore the baseless and unfounded allegation and sponsored falsehood making the rounds within the media house to the impact that the police are in connivance to prosecute harmless people because the details have been set out above. 

“The falsehood being peddled is because of the truth that their (culprits) frantic and unrelenting efforts to subdue and pervert justice have been squashed by the Police, as we stand by justice beneath the current management of the Power.

“The Legal professional-Basic of Lagos state will probably be prosecuting the matter earlier than the courts as quickly as doable on request by the Lagos State Authorities and whomsoever has any reservations as to the police investigation is at liberty to specific such earlier than the Court docket.”