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Amuwo Odofin Sets for Abandoned Containers Auctioning

Following the expiration of the 21 days notice of evacuation earlier issued to the owners of abandoned containers and truck, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State has put arrangements in place for auctioning the unclaimed items, which has been said to pose security threats to the community over the years

After non-compliance and expiration of notice of evacuation, the local government, on the directive of the chairman, Dr. Valentine Buraimoh, began the evacuation of abandoned containers on the red and green zones within the local government on July 20, which the seized containers were relocated to Abule-Ado Area Office of the L G.

It was stated that, the local government has announced that owners of the seized containers and trucks should make themselves available at the Abule-Ado Area Office of the council within 21 days to claim their seized containers and abandoned trucks with a proof of genuine ownership, adding that failure to comply with the directive from the government would place the local government on a legal pedestal to impound the containers and trucks with outright forfeiture of same.