Residents accuse Lagos agency officials of assaulting estate guards (

Residents accuse Lagos agency officials of assaulting estate guards

Residents of Omole Estate Phase II have accused officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency of beating up the estates security guards.

Our correspondent gathered from the residents that the estate security guards denied the LASBCA officials access to the estate over their failure to properly identify themselves on Monday.

The residents said the guards resisted and were subsequently attacked by the officials.

Speaking with our correspondent on Wednesday, the Chief Security Officer of the estate, Prince Adewunmi Stephen, explained that the LASBAC officials were not allowed inside because they came with a private car and did not provide their identity cards to authenticate their claims.

He noted that not coming with a branded vehicle or plate number of the Lagos State Government was against the estates rule for government officials.

Adewunmi added that three of his men were injured by the officials during the incident.

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He said, Some persons came and claimed they are Lagos State workers.

They assaulted three of my men.

Also, the Chairman, Security Advisory Group of the estate, Abiodun Oke, accused the LASBAC officials of going making away with a Walkietalkie, four mobile phones belonging to the security operatives, adding that several uniforms meant for the estate security were torn.

He said, This is uncalled for.

They did not show us their ID cards and claimed they must have access to the estate.

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