A guest house in Galadima area in Maiduguri, Borno state was reportedly demolition yesterday, and the raid saw the arrest of some prostitutes who were with their customers.
Photos which surfaced online revealed that the raids at the hotels located behind the Baga Timber Shed: Barka Da zuwa 1 & 2, Loyal City, Make We Flex, Favour land and Maintenance hotel, among others, was led by the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Kaka Shehu Lawan and Commissioner for Land & Survey, Sugun Mai Mele and staff of the ministry and a high-Powered Committee set up by the Borno State Government.
It was gathered that the team was set up to demolish Illegal structures, as online sources disclosed that more than ten hotels in Baga road were demolished yesterday.
Residents of the area who spoke to newsmen claimed that apart from being a hide out for criminals and young drug peddlers, it is also notorious for cult-related activities in the state, as some unknown cult groups converge in this axis for their nocturnal meetings.
A local Baby Factory was also discovered in the area where young girls between the ages of 16 and 18 freely submit themselves to marriage to some miscreants, who marry as many as four wives and keep them in an abandoned building where they produce children that are left uncarted for. The building, according to residents, is notorious for hosting naming ceremonies every blessed day.
Just after the demolition of the hotels, youths in the area expressed happiness over the move by the state government who they commended. They also disclosed that demolition exercise will bring sanity to the area and rid it of crime, prostitutes and drug related activities, which put the lives and future of children in the area in jeopardy.
Here are more photos from the demolition exercise below;