News Rain Nigeria recalls that a lot of Nigerians who are tenants cry out almost on weekly basis about how they are being cheated by their landlords.
Experts say this is because many tenants do not know their rights and so, accept whatever conditions they are subjected to by greedy and manipulative landlords.
A Look At Laws About Quit Notice Every Nigerian Tenant Should Know
As a result of this, a Nigerian legal expert in civil and commercial litigation has tweeted the six major facts about quit notice all tenants should know.
See List Below;
1. If your tenancy is on a weekly basis, you are entitled to 7 days.
2. Tenancy at-will – 7 days
3. Monthly tenancy – 1 month
4. Quarterly tenancy – 3 months
5. Half-yearly tenancy – 3 months
6. Yearly tenancy – 6 months’ notice to quit.
Experts say regardless of the neighborhood where a property is situated, the law is clear on what a landlord can and cannot do.
Tenants have also been advised to consider hiring a real estate lawyer to protect their interest especially in cases where they are not sure.
See his tweet below;
Notice to quit in Nigeria tenancy law.
If your tenancy is on a weekly basis, you are entitled to 7 days.
Tenancy at will – 7 days.
Monthly tenancy – 1-month.
Quarterly tenancy – 3 months.
Half-yearly tenancy – 3 months.
Yearly tenancy – 6 months’ notice to quit.
RT for others.
— Nigeria Legal View⚖🇳🇬 (@NigLegalView) February 2, 2021