The residents accused owners of Lekki Gardens Estate of alleged flagrant and unchecked violation of officially approved building plans.
Lagos Government has addressed accusations of allowing physical planning infractions in selected areas of the State.
The government said that only 8 out of the 41 Tank Farms existing in the State have Planning Permits.
The government said it would not hesitate to apply appropriate sanctions on erring property developers.
The enforcement exercise is the continuation of the efforts to eliminate the menace of illegal buildings.
The removal became necessary to allow for the smooth execution of the Lekki Regional road project.
The Commissioner revealed this during his official visit to that estate with the enforcement team.
The Commissioner explained that the special operation started in Lekki Phase 1 on Tuesday.
Out of 22, 16 were sealed on Banana Island, 6 at Lawson and surrounding streets in Ikoyi.