Landlord in Lagos jailed for converting house to hotel

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a landlord to one year imprisonment for operating a hotel in his house, without licence.

The President of the Court, Mr Adewale Eko, convicted Godwin Omadibi with an option of N200,000 fine for illegally using his house at No. 22 Onilewura St., Egbe, Lagos State, as a guest house.

The prosecuting Environmental Health Officer, Mrs Nimota Abdulsalam, had told the court that the landlord turned a living premises into a hotel, which was not registered with the state government.

One Response to "Landlord in Lagos jailed for converting house to hotel"

  1. judy4real   September 27, 2012 at 8:38 am

    Surely he should have thought there would be the need of acquiring necessary permits of the properties in question na, always red tape to go through when making money alone without cutting off a share for any government sef, where ever the case may be….. it’s sheer envy, greed, you name it….. these sheisty governments dey do em na..


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