Stormwater Project: Edo govt. warns against encroaching site 



Edo Government warned speculators to desist from encroaching into Godwin Omonuwa Estate in Upper Adesuwa College Road area of Government Reservation Area(GRA) within Benin metropolis.

state government statement on Sunday by Mr Tom Obaseki, Project Coordinator, Edo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, said estate was earmarked for Benin water storm project.

It stated that the whole area of had been designated to be used in the Implementation of the on-going stormwater alleviation works at the GRA area of Benin

It noted of a subsisting law suit at the Federal Court (Suit : FHC/B/CS/111/2020) amongst several stakeholders, including members of the Godwin Omonuwa that restrains any form of transaction or sale activities on the said .

“This Public notice became necessary as the government recently observed form of illegal construction and transaction activities on the above-mentioned landed area by unknown persons.

“The state government hereby alerts the general public not to be deceived into buying any plot of land at the area known as Godwin Omonuwa Estate, Upper Adesuwa road, GRA as doing so is at the buyers’ risk,” it stated.

It stated that government was resolved to use the said land in solving the perennial flooding that had made unbearable for residents of Gapiona-Ugiokuen- Quarters and the larger part of the GRA over these years.

“The government charges buyers to desist from having any transaction on the said land or carrying any form of development on the same Godwin Omonuwa Estate, situated at Upper Adesuwa road, GRA.

“Request for clarification/further information can be routed through the email: [email protected] or Telephone numbers; 08099732111 or 07053066000,” it noted.()