Residents of the Ikorodu area of Lagos State have expressed anger over the plan to relocate the Ikorodu Local Government Area Secretariat to a rented office apartment.
The plan, our correspondent learnt, was to build a shopping mall on the vacated land.
Punch Metro gathered that residents took the report with a pinch of salt when it was mooted about a year ago until the council issued a statement confirming the report in June.
The statement, said to have been issued by the council and circulated on social media platforms, read, “With the permission and directives of the Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government Area, Wasiu Adeshina (under the Lagos State Government’s watch), we announce the official relocation and movement of the council secretariat from its present location (T.O.S. Benson Road) to a temporary site (Lagos Road) from Monday, June 11, 2018. Read more