DATKEM PLAZA: Court orders Ogun govt to maintain status quo - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Monday, September 11, 2023

DATKEM PLAZA: Court orders Ogun govt to maintain status quo

By Ifedayo Adeniyi

An Ogun State High Court sitting in Ijebu-Ode, on Monday, granted an order asking the Ogun State government to maintain status quo and stay off the property belonging to the wife of the Senator representing Ogun East, Yeye Olufunke Daniel.

Recall that agents of the state government in the early hours of Sunday, destroyed some parts of the five-storey building located along Folagbade road, in Ijebu Ode.

The court asked government to stay off the property pending the determination of the substantiative matter filed before it.

The matter with Suit No: HCJ212/2023 was filed by DAKTEMS Enterprises Limited as plaintiff and joined the Governor of Ogun State, Attorney General of Ogun State, Ogun State Planning & Development Permit Authority and Urban Development as well as Ogun State Commissioner for Physical Planning, as defendants

It prayed the Court for "an exparte order restraining the defendants/respondents and their agents, allies, proxies, assigns, cronies, servants and any other person(s), however described, either claiming through them or acting on their behalf, in whatsoever manner, upon their authority/instruction, from
demolishing the property known, being or lying at No. 62, ljebu-Ode/lbadan Road, ljebu Ode, Iiebu-Ode Local Government Area, Ogun State", pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on
Notice herein filed.

"An order of the Court mandating and/or otherwise directing parties to maintain status quo, i.e. the position of things, as it were, as at the time of filing, hearing and determination of this application.

In his ruling, Justice N. O. Durojaiye directed that all parties in the case maintain Status quo on the property as at today the 11" of September, 2023.

"The applicant shall file affidavit of Status quo, showing the state of the disputed property as at today within 72 hours from today.

"The Originating processes and all other processes shall be served on the Respondents within 24 hours from today.

The motion for Interlocutory Injunction is adjourned for hearing on 27" September, 2023".

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