Baba Suwe, others get N500m compensation from Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, presented various cheques worth N500 million to Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly called “Baba Suwe” and other owners of demolished property in Ikorodu.

The property were demolished to give way for the construction of the ongoing Igbogbo-Igbe Road Expansion Road project.


Baba Suwe got the sum of N3.1 million as compensation for his demolished property, while Malok Petrol Station got N100 million, Stir Oil and Gas Petrol got N36 millions, Igbe Central Mosque Degolu Junction got N8 million.

Sanwo-Olu explained that the commissioned road, was the first phase of 6.05 kilometers upgraded Ijede Road (Itamaga to Ewu Elepe), Ijede Road, a major strategic road that cuts across four Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs), the only road leading to Ijede, Gberigbe, Agura Towns and other 37 communities in Ikorodu Local Government.

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According to the governor, the completion of the road was a promise fulfilled, stressing that his administration had delivered yet another road that would make life more comfortable and meaningful for citizens.

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