The destiny of T. Latifa Hotel owned by Tony Adun, a chieftain of the APC in Edo popularly often known as Kabaka, has been sealed, because the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has vowed that no quantity of blackmail would cease him from demolishing the constructing as a result of it was constructed on authorities property.
The governor who spoke on the facet line of the Annual General Meeting of the Edo/Delta department of Manufacturing Association of Nigeria, mentioned there was no political undertone within the choice since he had warned prior to now that his administration wouldn’t tolerate lawlessness.
He mentioned his administration isn’t afraid of anyone and wouldn’t succumb to blackmail.
“Businesses can not thrive when there may be anarchy and full disrespect for the legislation. For us as a authorities, no matter we have to do to make sure that there may be legislation and order can be performed.
“If you’ve performed the fallacious factor and brought over properties that’s not yours, to construct on authorities property is the fallacious factor to do. If you go and construct on a highway, that’s not the suitable factor to do. If authorities tolerates that then extra folks will grow to be lawless.
“If any legislation has been breached in Edo State, I’ve sworn to the structure to protect order. This is a authorities that’s not afraid of anyone and won’t be subjected to blackmail. Anybody who contravenes the legislation, irrespective of how extremely positioned you might be in Edo State, you may be handled.
“It has no political undertone. If you go to Etete now, I am doing the same thing. I am fencing the sports centre. I have warned in the past that anybody who encroaches on government land or school properties will be dealt with. Go to Benin Technical College, that is evidence. As long as they continue to behave lawless, we will enforce the law”, the governor harassed.