The Nation reports that, the Lagos State Government has begun the demolition of illegal structures and shanties in Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, with the operations led by Chairman of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Superintendent of Police.
Egbeyemi said the demolition was long overdue following the expiration of the ultimatum given to residents to quit.
The Nation reports that according to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer PRO, of the task force, Adebayo Taofiq, the exercise would be continuous until the environment is clean.
He said the exercise was jointly carried out by officials of the task force, Kick Against Indiscipline, affected local governments and local council development areas, paramilitary men, the police representatives of VIIRA ( Victoria Island and Ikoyi Resident Associations) and other relevant stakeholders.
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