A leading oil and gas company, Mobil Plc has explained why its service station at Maryland, Lagos stare was demolished.
The company in a statement by its Secretary, Chris Olumayowa Meseko disclosed that the demolition was carried out by the Lagos State Government, adding that the it followed due process.
In recent times, the Lagos State Government has embarked on demolition exercise, especially buildings that violate the state’s building code and master plan.
According to Mobil, it had to explain to the public to avoid undue speculations regarding the incident.
The statement read in part; “This is to inform the shareholders of Mobil Plc and the general public that the demolition of the Mobil service station at Maryland, Lagos State on the 7 of December 2020 was carried pursuant to the valid exercise of the right of compulsory acquisition for public purpose by the Lagos State Government following due process.
“This notice is for proper guidance and information of the public to eschew all forms of speculation regarding the incident.”