Lagos state government today October 26, resumed the demolition of structures on the drainage system on the Lekki 2-Ikota channel.
In its bid to stop the perennial flooding witnessed in the area, the state government on October 14 began the demolition of houses built on the drainage channel. The exercise has seen many residents homeless after their properties were demolished.
The state government has said it will not be compensating the owners of the demolished houses because they were duly informed that their houses were obstructing the free flow of rainwater into the drainage systems.
Watch a video from today’s demolition below