Out going Governor, Isiaka Ajimobi counstructs multi billion Naira retirement house in Ibadan.
The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi is really living up to his appellation, the ‘Constituted Authority’ as the Oyo Governor is widely known is building a house, situated on a hilltop that captures the view of the whole ancient city.
Those in the know claimed that the Governor has decided to relocate from his Oluyole Estate home and chose a better location at the Agodi GRA, a stone throw from the Government House. The Governor gave the contract to a reputable construction company
The house, a hill top building is under construction.
When Papermacheonline visited the site, there was massive work going on with an effort that indicates the engineer is striving to meet a deadline. Ajimobi leaves office on May 29, 2019.
Incidentally Ajimobi’s hopes to move into his new house after leaving office is being threatened by claims by the family of his late godfather, Aare Abdulazeez Arisekola Alao that the land where the Governor is building his house does not belong to him.
The Alao’s family countered a claim by Ajimobi that the land was given to him by the business mogul long before his death.
A prominent family member hinted papermacheonline that the Aare Musulumi can never give the land to Ajimobi, the source claimed the land in question appeared in the late businessman’s will where he stated that a school for the children of the underprivileged to be constructed on the land. He disclosed that the ‘Aare chose the land because of its peculiar location, it is at a vintage place where it could be sighted from everywhere in Ibadan’.
There is already a case pending in court over the matter as the Arisekola’s family has threatened a showdown with the Governor whom they labelled an usurper and ingrate.