A hotelier, Tony Adun popularly often called Tony Kabaka, has vowed to die if the Edo State Government carried out its menace to demolish his resort.
Tony was engaged by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole administration to gather taxes from drivers.
He and different non-public income contractors have been sacked by Governor Godwin Obaseki who insisted the state authorities has hr skill to gather its income.
Edo State Government had earlier stated it might start demolition of unlawful constructions erected on authorities property, together with public faculties and waterways in addition to roof eave-extensions and constructions erected on the proper of approach of roads/streets, moats, river banks, TCN excessive rigidity traces, amongst others in Benin City and different main settlements within the state.
It stated the train was to handle the problem incessant instances of flooding in city centres including that the price of such motion can be recovered from the violators in a legislation courtroom of competent jurisdiction.
Tony who issued the specter of dying after he was given seven days to take away his ‘illegal structure.’ stated he was focused as a result of he refused to assist Governor Obaseki’s second time period bid.
He used unprintable phrases on Governor Obaseki in a viral video.
Responding to his allegations, Special Adviser to Governor Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, stated the resort was erected on a main college land.
Osagie stated there can be no sacred cow within the train as all these affected have been served or the place being served.