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HOW TO DETECT A FAKE C of O in LAGOS

Jun 22, 2018

HOW TO DETECT A FAKE C of O in LAGOS

So many people are afraid in buying Land in Lagos because of fake documents stories or omoniles issues.

Like the people will say: there is a solution to every problem.

You don't have to denies yourself from the golden opportunity that exist in properties investment because of fake documents.

You need a lawyer with experience in property search at state Lands Bureau, in is Alausa if you are in Lagos.

To begin you need the land documents from the seller.

Request for the photocopies of (i) registered survey plan (ii) C of O or Governor's consent (iii) Government allocation paper(iv) Gazette (v) deed of transfer etc.

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Just go to the land, snap the pictures of the land, ask for copies of documents like C of O, Survey, Consent, excision etc. and send them to your lawyer or state Lands Bureau for search.

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As a minimum you need papers indicating exact co-ordinate of the plot. This is to ensure it is not within govt acquisition or committed land.

Take note: Make sure the exact plot you are buying is not named outside the excision zone.

The report from state Lands Bureau will review the authenticity of the document.

Be careful and good luck. (Disclaimer: the above guide are the views and opinions of the author)

Are there other ways that have worked for you? I look forward to your thoughts, comments and questions.

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