August 16, 2018

NBA defies police order, protests Land Use Charge (Punch)

NBA defies police order, protests Land Use Charge (Punch)

In defiance of the arrest threat by the Lagos State Police Command, members of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja branch, and civil society groups, protested against the Land Use Charge Law of Lagos State, 2018.

The protesters, led by the NBA Chairman, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana, stormed Yaba, Ojuelegba and Agege areas of the state to kick against the charge which they described as “satanic.”

The members vowed to sustain the protest until the government reversed the law.

The association had promised on Wednesday to stage the protest to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on a two-day visit to the state. Read more

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