Lagos Discovers Make-Shift Apartment Under Ikoyi Bridge.


The Lagos state ministry of environment and water resources says it has discovered 86 makeshift apartments under the dolphin estate bridge, Ikoyi, where tenants reportedly pay in excess of ₦250,000 per annual for rent.

The commissioner, Tokunbo Wahab, made the discovery public via a social media post. He said the 86 partitioned rooms, sized “10×10 and 12×10”.

He added that the enforcement team of the ministry had successfully removed all structures, including a container utilised for various illegal activities, from beneath the dolphin estate bridge.

A special adviser to governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Kunle Rotimi-Akodu, further confirmed the eviction of illegal settlers from beneath the bridge.

According to Rotimi-Akodu, 23 individuals were arrested during the eviction, which was carried out by officials of the Lagos state environmental sanitation corps, popularly known as KAI on Tuesday.


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