Aide defends Kamorudeen Lamina, says ‘he is not a notorious land grabber’

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Kamorudeen Lamina, the Lagos socialite arrested by the Lagos State Land Grabbing Task Force on the allegation that he is a notorious ‘Omo Onile’ kingpin terrorising the people of Ikorodu, has been described as “a businessman” who has nothing to do with land grabbing.
According to Alhaji Dauda Asikolaye, who is a Manager in his company,  “Sir K Oluwo (as he is popularly known) is innocent of the allegation, he is being wrongfully detained, time will tell.”
According to him, Sir K bought the land in question 12 years ago.
“The land was 50 Acres that he bought from Ifegbuwa Family through his company, Omolamina Global Ventures, which is into Estate Management and Property Development.
He further bought another five Acres of land making the total land acquired legitimately from the family 55 Acres.
“He took possession  of the land and was working on site when one Ibrahim came with some family members of same Ifegbuwa Descendants, claiming that the party that sold the land to him did not carry them along.
“The said Ibrahim wrote a petition to the Inspector General of Police office where all parties were invited to Abuja. Former President Obasanjo intervened in the matter, we had a reconciliation meeting in his house and a new agreement was drawn where the two divided families agreed to share the whole land at 60-40.
“The warring family members came together and issued Sir K a new agreement without any clash on Ibrahim’s portion of the land. It came as a surprise that Ibrahim wrote a petition to the Lagos Task Force on Land Grabbing two months ago. On invitation, Sir K was at the Task Force office, but Ibrahim was nowhere to be found. It was later agreed with the Task Force that all interested parties be invited to come for a meeting for fact finding yesterday (Thursday) which Sir K Honoured. It is, therefore, strange that the Task Force officials arrested Sir K and some Ifegbuwa Family members on the strength of lies cooked up by Ibrahim Olalekan who we hear is a politician.”
“His arrest was the handiwork of those who want him out of circulation because of his generosity. Otunba Kamorudeen Lamina is a Socialite and  Chairman of many investments. A lot of people can testify to this. I believe he will be vindicated”