Company Linked To Ooni Of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Involved In Real Estate Scandal Asks Subscribers To Send Details For Refund

Metropole Interproject Limited, an organization linked to the Ooni of Ife, Yoruba’s foremost conventional ruler, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has denied swindling housing buyers and patrons to the tune of a whole lot of thousands and thousands of naira.

A report by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism had accused Oba Ogunwusi, Metropole Interproject Limited and its guardian firm, Gran Imperio Group of defrauding Nigerians in huge actual property scandal.


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Lanre Jolaoso, Legal Adviser of the corporate in an announcement on Wednesday described the report as deceptive and false.

Jolaoso, nonetheless, admitted irregularities within the housing scheme, including that the corporate has been issuing refunds to its subscribers.

He stated, “The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi way back to 2015 (simply instantly after executing the Joint enterprise settlement for the Golden leaf undertaking) and earlier than his ascension to the throne, relinquished efficient management and his fairness in Metropole Interproject Limited to 3rd events {and professional} managers. His Majesty, has by no means interfered with the working of the corporate since then until date.

“Immediately upon execution of the three way partnership settlement between Metropole Interproject Limited and its contract counter social gathering, we (MIL) spent over N1.2 billion creating the highway infrastructure from Ocean Bay Estate to the location of the Golden Leaf undertaking, an virtually 7km stretch of interlocking highway, while contributing considerably to the highway undertaking of Olugborogan (what’s at present known as Orchid Road). 

“The funds spent in these required infrastructure initiatives, had been from Metropole Interproject Ltd and from funds paid by quite a few subscribers to the Golden leaf undertaking. Till date, no person is speaking about refund of that amount of cash and most of the people is utilizing the personal highway freely which is within the frequent information. 

“However, as with each industrial enterprise, ta dispute broke out between the events to the three way partnership and this took years to resolve, fortunately, after the latest intervention of the Ooni of Ife. The challenges confronted by the Golden Leaf undertaking are issues of public document contained in go well with FHC/CS/L/991/2016 and attraction quantity CA/L/226/2017.



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“MIL has by no means for as soon as denied its obligations to its subscribers, and has certainly commenced improvement in Golden Leaf Estate, and has been issuing refunds to subscribers, who’ve chosen to decide out of the undertaking. We will proceed to service these obligations like each cheap organisation. 

“In October 2020, MIL circulated a memo to among the stated subscribers to start reconciliation and ship of their financial institution particulars for refund. Refunds kicked off instantly, and with over 100 individuals refunded already, the method remains to be ongoing. Another communication is scheduled to exit as soon as we’ve cleared the primary batch of refunds by August 2021. If any subscriber is but to obtain his/her refund, they’re hereby suggested to ship a communication with their subscription particulars to [email protected] and get their refund course of began or get in contact with the undersigned or the corporate’s retained solicitor, Messrs. Prag Attorneys (Attention; Olanrewaju Jolaoso Esq.; electronic mail; [email protected]).

“The 5 (Five) subscribers, who are referred to in the referenced article, are enjoined to immediately contact our staff or solicitor (through the emails specified in this letter) to ensure that their refund is processed accordingly.If truly they are objective without any clandestine they should have guided themselves with the ethical principles of investigative journalism which is missing in their unbalanced news reports.”

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