The Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority, LASRERA, has called for greater collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to check fraudulent malpractices in the real estate sector in the state.
This call was made in Lagos on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 by the Special Adviser on Housing, LASRERA, Ms. Barakat Odunuga-Bakare , while on a courtesy visit to the Lagos Zonal Commander o of the EFCC, Assistant Commander of the EFCC, ACE I Michael T. Wetkas.
Odunuga-Bakare said the visit was meant to seek greater collaboration with the Commission, adding that “Our agency was created by the government to register, monitor and sanitize real estate sector in Lagos.
Responding, Wetka described land fraud as one of the biggest issues the EFCC is faced with in the state. According to him, the visit could not have come at a better time because of the efforts taken by the EFCC to ensure that the land industry in the state was sanitised.