Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun yesterday, signed into law a bill prescribing up to 25 years imprisonment and death sentence for anyone found guilty of land grabbing.
Governor Amosun gave his assent a month after the state House of Assembly passed the bill criminalising land grabbing or forceful takeover of landed property in the state.
The bill titled, “H.B. No. 03/2016 – A bill for a law to prohibit forcible entry and occupation of landed properties, violent and fraudulent conducts in relation to landed properties, armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and allied matters and for other matters incidental thereto or connected therewith.”