The Edo Development and Property Agency (BDPA) has revoked sublease deeds of some abandoned properties in the Bendel Development and Property Authority (BDPA) Estate in Ugbowo axis of Benin City, the state capital.
The agency said that the deeds were revoked in line with the clauses 2(j) and 3(a) of the deed of sublease and following several abandonment notices published in local and national newspapers.
In a statement by the Executive Chairman, EDPA, Isoken Omo, the agency said that trespassers on the revoked plots will be prosecuted, asking those with enquires to contact the agency for further clarification.
The affected plots are located on A close, 9th, 18th, 11th, 19th, 2nd, 14th, 16th, 7th, and 15th streets.
According to her, “The general public’s attention is by this notice drawn to the fact that the following abandonment notices placed in the Observer Newspaper of May 2, 2018 (page 9) and ThisDay Newspaper of May 2, 2018 (page 47) and Final Notice to Repossess Abandoned Properties at BDPA Estate Ugbowo, Edo State placed in the Vanguard Newspaper of January 21, 2019 (page 28) and the Observer Newspaper of January 22, 2019 (page 19), the subleases of the following properties have been revoked forthwith by Edo Development and Property Agency (EDPA) by virtue of Clauses 2(j) and 3(a) of the Deed of Sublease.”
The affected plots are: Plot 23, A Close; Plot 176, 9th Street; Plot 178, 9th Street; Plot 179, 9th Street; Plot 181, 9th Street; Plot 182, 9th Street; Plot 261, 18th Street; Plot 172, 11th Street or Lucky Street; Plot 41, 3rd or 19th Street; Plot 100, 3rd Street or 19th Street; Plot 101, 3rd or 19th Street; Plot 87, 2nd Street and Plot 229, 14th Street.
Others are Plot 230, 14th Street; Plot 224, 16th Street; Plot 148, 7th Street or Jonathan Akpoborie Street; Plot 72, 7th Street or Jonathan Akpoborie Street; Plot 159, 11th Street; Plot 167, 11th Street; Plot 186, 15th Street; Plot 132, 7th Street or Jonathan Akpoborie Street; Plot 195, 15th Street; Plot 146, 7th Street or Jonathan Akpoborie Street and Plot 104, 3rd or 19th Street.