Yemi Alade fumes as she queries Lagos State government over recent series of house demolitions

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade is incensed as she directs probing questions towards the Lagos State government regarding the recent surge of house demolitions.

In a widely circulated video, the singer questioned the rationale behind the ongoing house demolitions in Lagos State, which leave residents homeless overnight.

Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade

She lamented the increasing frequency of these demolitions, citing areas like Maryland as particularly affected.

Expressing concern, she highlighted the detrimental impact on the country’s real estate value and the loss of hope among citizens whose modest investments for a better life are destroyed.

She urged the government to seek alternative solutions, emphasizing the need for improvement in addressing such issues.

Read netizens comments below:

Olamide asked: “Why are they building houses for non approved sites?”

Ezeaka_Cjay said: “I’m sure they will all be compensated. I don’t believe the government will make people homeless like that without any compensation.”

sammyjay noted: “Building they demolished are either illegal built or are built on canals ,blame the real estate agents”

Big R said: “I just hope the government is settling those that are affected”

whestpaara reacted: “It’s so tiring making people homeless cus they want to construct roads”

TOSIN wrote: “She’s right, there’s always a better way to do things but the Lagos state government will always ignore that”