September 27, 2023


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Shylock landlord in trouble, collects rent and plans to eject tenant.

 By Itaman Ebhojiaye.

A landlord, Mr. Adebayo Michael of 7, Adekunjo street, Bolorunpelu Egbe, in Ikotun area of Lagos may have chew more than he can swallow as he could be facing criminal charges for threatening the lives of his tenant, acts of intimidation, harassment, and obtaining 150 thousand 
naira by false pretence.

Already, the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Sylvester Abioud Alabi, has been petitioned concerning the illegal activities of Mr. Adebayo. The landlord had collected the sum of 150thousand naira from his tenant Mrs. Yinka Pius Izobo, a retired army major, yet is denying her access to her apartment locking the gates after.

His prosecution may commence very soon if he failed to redress his actions, as the lawyer to Mrs.Yinka  Izobo, Barrister Sunny Ebhojiaye of P.S.I. Ebhojaiye has taken over the matter expressing concern over the unlawful actions.

City EXPRESS NEWS gathered the landlord and his wife are always threatening the tenant with quit notice, and has refused to follow it with formal letter,  following the due process of notice to quit tenancy agreement of Lagos State tenancy law 2011.

According to the human rights lawyer and solicitor to Mrs. Izobo, the landlord is guilty of depriving his tenant her fundamental human rights, and rights to freedom of passage, and restriction of her movement.

He is also guilty  of locking the tenant out by padlocking the gates to the premises without any genuine reason. The landlord Mr. Adebayo Michael Ola has sent a message to his tenant, Mrs. Izobo of the need to pay her rent, in which Mrs. Izobo the next day sent 150 thousand naira to his Polaris account No. 1765519615 with phone number 08023175695.  Immediately the overzealous landlord got the transferred money, he quickly sent a message back to Mrs. Izobo acknowledging receipt of the money. According to their conversations, “Good morning madam, God blesses richly, while madam replied back, Amen”.

City EXPRESS NEWS got all the transactions messages. The question now is why did Mr. Adebayo Michael still persecuting Mrs  Izobo and her lodgers in the premises when he had already collected rent money and still want to eject the tenant?. We shall get you posted.