Legal juggernauts will on Thursday dissect all customary and common laws on land matters in Ogun State.
This is a bold step to keep the populace aware of traps in land ownership, devolution and acquisition in the state.
Venue of the one-day retreat is the exotic tourism complex of OOPL in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The retreat, being organised by the VillageNetwork, an NGO in pursuit of rural empowerment through education, will feature discussions by the Attorney General of Ogun State, Dr. Olumide Ayeni, the Chief Judge of the Ogun State, Hon. Mosunmola Dipeolu, former chairman of Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. P.C. Iwu on all extant laws on land matters as well as judicial intervention to resolve land disputes.
Ogun State Governor Ibukunle Amosun is to deliver a key note address durimg the interactive retreat designed to sentisise Baales and Community leaders on “understanding traditional and statutory laws on ownership, devolution and acquisition of land in Ogun State.
This meant to promote peaceful living and eliminate inter personal and township conflicts and the criminality embedded in land disputes.
Mr. Lekan Togunwa, the chairman of Ogun state chapter of NIPR would be a guest speaker on community relations and panacea to peaceful living.
Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo will be the royal father of the event which will also feature Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as Special Guest of honour.
The convener is Towulade of Akinale, Oba Olufemi Ogunleye, who is also the chairman Village Network.