FCTA Vows To Demolish, Revoke All Illegal Structures

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has warned developers to desist from violating the Abuja Master Plan or have their structures pulled down.

Acting Director, FCTA Department of Development Control, Mr Garba Kwamkur made this known during an inspection in Abuja.

Mr Kwamkur explained that some developers had taken advantage of the lockdown period to carry out increased illegal development activities across the territory.

According to Mr Kwamkur, a stop work notice was served on the construction of a filling station on the corridor of Bill Clinton Drive, which connects the Umaru Musa Yar ‘Adua Expressway to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Speaking on the Army Estate under construction in Idu, Mr Kwarkur said Army moved into the land on the basis of an Area Council allocation and have taken up to 100 hectares of land.

According to him, Development Control Department had written to the Army on the matter.

Mr kwamkur also hinted that the Nigerian Navy Housing Scheme along Airport equally got the allocation from Area Council.

He urged residents to always seek approval before commencing any form of building be it government or private structure.

Remi Johnson/Abuja

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