The capital of Lagos State, Ikeja has been thrown into a mess as the seat of Olu Of Ikeja is presently occupied by a popular alleged land grabber called Tajudeen Muritala. The City has been thrown upside down as the popularly alleged land grabber popularly known as TJ has been accused of entering the Palace forcefully and Crowned himself King with the aid of his thugs. The whole town has been thrown into confusion and as at this moments there could be violent riot by the youths of the town who are already disagree by the development.
The local government has made a disclaimer that they are not part of it and the person is not known to them. Speaking further, the kingmakers said there house has been under siege from the men of Tajudeen Muritala for them not to leave his Palace. The Divisional Police Officer of Ikeja said he received signal from Abuja to give police protection for the installation. The process of installation of King is done by the Governor himself who will hand over the staff of office to the King. No government official was at the event and this is an invitation to chaos. However, the royal families in Ikeja has faulted the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, commissioner for local government and chieftancy title and the local government chairman for allowing such to happen in Ikeja. Sources revealed that the state government has failed to do anything to calm the situation. We gathered from a source that the so called landgrabbers has the backing of Inspector General of Police. Ikeja indigenes lamented the development and also use the medium to refer to the present monarch crisis in Oshodi too.
governor needs to take the bull by the horn , he needs to act very fast on this issues, IGP can’t be controlling Lagos. Recall he did the same during the Magodo crisis when the CSP was rude to the governor. Hence, they urge Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to please look into the matter and save them from this people. All efforts to reach out to Commissioner for chieftain affairs prove abortive as at the time of filling this report