Firm drags Air Force to court over con­tentious prop­erty

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Nu­rudeen Oye­wole, La­gos

A firm, BCL Lim­ited, has dragged the Nige­rian Air Force (NAF) be­fore a Fed­eral High Court sit­ting in La­gos for al­leged con­tin­u­ous oc­cu­pa­tion of a landed prop­erty be­long­ing to the firm.

The firm’s coun­sel, Abubakar Sheidu had in a suit No: HC/LC/CS/1769/14, al­leged that the Air Force force­fully ejected its em­ploy­ees and stopped its agents from re-de­vel­op­ment of the prop­erty which it had com­menced work on. The prop­erty is said to be sit­u­ated at No. 13B Reeves Road, Ikoyi, La­gos.

But in its state­ment of de­fence, the Nige­rian Air Force through its of­fi­cers, Fly­ing Of­fi­cer Oluwaseun Afo­labi and B. R. Ashiru asked the court to dis­miss the case in its en­tirety.

The pre­sid­ing judge, Jus­tice Mo­hammed Idris, ad­journed the case till Oc­to­ber 24, 2016.

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