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He Kwara State Govern­ment in the early hours of thurs­day de­mol­ished houses on the land it claimed was wrongly ap­pro­pri­ated by the late Dr Olu­sola Saraki.

the prop­erty was called Ile Arugbo at Ilofa Road, GRA, Ilorin.

Res­i­dents of the area said the de­mo­li­tion was car­ried out at 3.50am by a bull­dozer hired by the govern­ment.

The PUNCH gath­ered that about 50 po­lice­men were drafted to the area to mount se­cu­rity and pre­vent the break­ing down of law and or­der dur­ing the de­mo­li­tion of the struc­tures.

•L-R: Chair­man, House Com­mit­tee on Aviation, Nno­lim Nnaji; Enugu State Com­mis­sioner for Works, Mr Greg Nnaji; Min­is­ter of Aviation, Hadi Sirika; Enugu State Deputy Gov­er­nor, Mrs Ce­cilia Ezeilo; and Per­ma­nent Sec­re­tary, Min­istry of Aviation, Has­san Musa, dur­ing an in­spec­tion of re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion work at Akanu Ibiam In­ter­na­tional Air­port, Enugu… on Thurs­day. Photo Raphael Ede

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