A Nigerian woman identified as Nneka with the Twitter handle, @SheLovesArtemis has cried out after she received a notice from her landlord on the increase of her rent from N550,000 to N1 million in Bariga area of Lagos state.
The letter sent to her by Chukwunonso Ikenna Chambers titled, “NOTICE OF UPWARD REVIEW OF YOUR RENT” states that her landlord to the apartment she lives on Bariga Lagos wishes to notify her that her annual rent has been reviewed upwards to N1,000,000 per annum.
“You are required to notify us in writing not later than 7 days from your receipt of this letter of your willingness to continue with the tenancy at the expiration of your current term of the rate at the new reviewed rent.
Note that we shall regard it as a termination of your tenancy if you do not express your affirmation of willingness to continue at the rate of the reviewed rent when your tenancy expires by first quarter of next year” it read in part.
She took to her social media page to share the notice letter she received.
"This came today
How can my Landlord increase my rent from N550,000 to N1,000,000? In BARIGA 😳"
See copy of the letter below: