Nothing more important than knowing your right and agitating for Justice no matter how or where the upset comes from.
It’s been a while that there have been consistent issues on demolition in most urban poor areas in Lagos state, it’s directly affecting the livelihood of the people and a threat to humanity. Otodogbame is a case study where most people who reside in there are egun, they’re one of the founders of Lagos state.
The destruction called development affected them, so they took a bold step by charging the state government to court for threat against humanity and other charges which the help of Civil Societies have been a very vital reason for their push.
It’s a good thing to move for justice in a very polite way as Badia-east have also followed the great foundation laid and we know justice will surely prevail as the poor people who are being oppressed through forceful eviction got the help of civil societies like spaces for change and Community alliance against displacement.
Below are some of the community members in court to prevail justice.