A war of attrition, power play and popularity-test may have begun en
route 2019 Ogun State Government House as Governor Ibikunle Amosun has
reportedly ordered the demolition of a house in belonging to Senator
Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, famously known as YAYI.
The House, which is reportedly situated as Sen. Yayi’s Ilaro home will be demolished in matters of days, News Punch has learnt.
According to information and document obtained, the incumbent governor
of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has directed the urban and
physical planning ministry of his government to go on a demolishing
spree of the properties identified to be properties of Senator Solomon
Olamilekan Adeola aka YAYI.
Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola is a very close ally of the national
leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed
Tinubu. He is currently representing Lagos West senatorial District at
the upper legislative chamber
This came after the Ilaro home the YAYI hosted over 200 former Ogun
State local government councillors. The ministry officials visited the
mansion on the 6th of December, 2016 giving the owner a notice of
demolition in 3 days.
Other targeted property of YAYI include his Abeokuta GRA residence and
few of the residences of his Ogun State political supporters like that
of Rt Hon Tunji Egbetokun, former speaker Ogun State House of Assembly.
Reports suggest that the governor is going increasingly impatient and
intolerant with the growing popularity of Senator Solomon Olamilekan
Adeola aka YAYI coupled with his visible physical appearances in the
Efforts to reach the Ogun State born Lagos politician Senator Solomon
Olamilekan Adeola or his media adviser Bashorun Kayode Odunaro proved
It was further gathered that the state government had stationed a
bulldozer and excavator less than 1km away to effect the demolition as
soon as the 3 day deadline lapses.
The house marked for demolition according to the document obtained stated it has no approved building plan.
Picture of the demolition notice and marked residence is attached.