Edo State House of Assembly has recent used a petition tilted “An Appeal for urgent parliamentary intervener on matters bothering on De-acquired land in Ugbowo Community in Egor Local Government Areas in Edo State.

The speaker, Hon Kabiru Adjota, after hearing the synopsis of the petition which was read on the floor of the house referred on lands and survey and to report back in two weeks.

The petitioners which were made up of Ugbowo Elders Council in the petition prayed the house to help them discourage the state government from using the 207 hectares of land to build the propose motor park as it will affect people who have built on the land as the Federal government who acquired the land earlier have de-acquired it.

The petitioner lamented that the 80% of the land measuring 2,250 feet has becomes a den for hoodlum and criminal because the land have been unused.
Sitting have been adjourned till 23rd August, 2017.

Ovbude Anthony I.
Information Officer
EDHA
22nd August, 2017