Residents of Anambra Housing Company Property, part two, have accused some officers of the Anambra State authorities of combating to seize a parcel of land meant for the constructing of a leisure centre within the property.
The Chairman of the Affiliation within the property, Prof Stanley Udedi who spoke to journalists throughout a gathering of elders of the property, on Thursday, lamented that the leisure centre which has been in existence because the 18 years existence of the property was being claimed by some authorities functionaries.
“We’re residents of this property, that is the place we maintain our social and sporting actions, and it’s the solely vacant land in your complete property.
“This piece of land has been right here for 18 years now and the land for the leisure facility was a part of the masterplan of the property, however right this moment they wish to promote it off,” he lamented.
Udedi stated the residents of the property have been at loggerheads with officers of the Anambra State Housing Improvement Company over the parcel of land whereas insisting that the plan to unload the land is just not unassociated with the truth that the Governor Willie Obiano administration would come to an finish quickly.
“They’re simply on the lookout for methods to seize each accessible land as a result of their administration would come to an finish quickly.
“Authorities which must be selling leisure actions to reinforce longevity amongst residents is now promoting off the one land the place we will chill out. We is not going to allow them to. We’re able to Battle them in court docket,” Udedi stated.
In the meantime, Commissioner for Data and Public Enlightenment, Mr C Don Adinuba who reacted to the allegation of land grabbing by authorities brokers stated one can’t be stated to be grabbing what belongs to him.
Adinuba stated, “The governor has the powers in legislation to take over any land for the overriding public curiosity.
“It’s childish to accuse the federal government of land-grabbing on land it owns already. The governor can revoke the land they’re speaking about for overriding public curiosity. Its infra digs to accuse the federal government or its brokers of land-grabbing.
“The standard of considering of some individuals is turning into so scary. In the event that they really feel aggrieved, they need to go to court docket as a substitute of participating in scandalously infantile drama.”