Thursday, 14 April 2016
READ: Police declares landlady wanted for setting tenant’s apartment ablaze
Lagos police has declared Mrs Nike Azeez wanted for setting her tenant’s apartment ablaze in order to eject him from the house .
The police said they have arrested her husband Jamiu Azeez and detained him at Isheri Oshun division for his alleged involvement in the arson by his wife.
The police have also discovered ashes of burnt N250, 000 kept in the house by the victim Adeleke Shakiru.
When PM news visited the resident on Thursday, the victim said he slept outside with his family because he was still at loss on what to do.
He said the money he kept in the house was burnt and he was not owing the landlord before the incident happened.
He said he really needs the help of Nigerians to assist his family.
It would be recalled that his landlady, Nike Azeez shocked the residents of Ijegun community in Lagos State on Tuesday morning after she pour some petrol in Shakiru’s apartment and set it ablaze destroying the property inside the apartment.
After the dastard act, she fled and her husband Jamin Azeez and members of the family fled too due to the fear of her action.
According to the victim, Shakiru, he rented the apartment two years ago and was using a small generator like any other tenant living at the building.
He said one morning, Nike’s husband, Jamiu Azeez told him to stop using the generator which he kept outside the premises.
He said from there, Nike started making trouble and threatening his family.
He said at a time she used a digger to remove his doors and windows which was reported to the police at Ishero Oshun division.He said through the intervention of the elders in the area, he withdrew the matter and replaced what she damaged.
On the day the incident happened, he said he was at his place of work when his wife called and informed him that Nike has set their apartment ablaze.
He said when he rushed home, everything was destroyed.