Edo Landlord, Idemudia Obamwonyi Set Own House Ablaze Over Tenants’ Refusal To Pay Rent (Video)

at 07:45 PM, 22/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Angered by the non-payment of rented apartment by a tenant, a man that inherited his late father’s house, Idemudia Obamwonyi, has allegedly set the building ablaze.

Also affected in the inferno were 20 shops in the building located at Iwebo lane behind Oba Market in Benin City, Edo State were razed.

Idemudia was said to have prevented people in the neighborhood from putting out the raging fire shouting that since he does not get any money from the house.

Many of the shop owners have locked their jobs before the fire started.

A resident in the area, Ifaluyi Obasogie, said it was unheard of for a landlord to set his own house ablaze.

“We saw people holding him and he was saying let the house burn, I don’t get any money from it.” A shop owner who gave his name as Justice Aigbekhan said they have paid their rent but Idemudia kept asking for money claiming that he want to perform his father’s burial. “If they are having family issues, they should go and solve it. It is not for them to put us in trouble.”

Another shop owner, Cynthia Obaseki said she lost goods worth N5m to the inferno. Edo State Police Public Relation officer, DSP Chidi Nwanbuzo when contacted said investigation into the matter is ongoing.

See the video below;

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkbW1gn67LE&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win" rel="nofollow">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkbW1gn67LE&amp;feature=youtu.be</a>


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cypanyahucha at 08:00 PM, 22/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Na waaoo.
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effizzy-bibi at 08:12 PM, 22/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Stupid  man if Na him build the house him for no burn am. Na because he doesn't know how much building materials cost
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slimber at 08:31 PM, 22/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Nah waaaa coward
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osarobo62 at 10:17 PM, 22/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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na juju wey e papa second wife put for im head dey work
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WhaleDog at 11:45 PM, 22/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Oh really ! Ok ! Since the arsonist is identifiable your damages is claimable .He should be apprehended and charged for damages .Spoil brat ! His ignorance and arrogance has landed him in trouble .

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tonyigho at 02:15 AM, 23/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Na mental man I swear.
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ehudomalt at 06:39 AM, 23/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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huhuhuhuhu dis our Edo brother's mi no d understand some of them
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maxzy277 at 06:55 AM, 23/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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The tenants bring out the bad side of him. He should settle the damages asap.
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xspraise at 08:07 AM, 23/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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rubbish, so who him help now
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ruthie at 09:12 AM, 23/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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THIS MAN IS CRAZY O...IMAGINE....HE SHOULD BE CHARGED TO COURT FOR ARSON & DAMAGES
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nature7888 at 10:11 AM, 23/02/2018 (9 months ago)
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Na wow. weytin him smoke go soon clear
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