FCTA DEMOLISHES OVER 300 ILLEGAL STRUCTURES.
Written by awawa on April 8, 2022
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday demolished over 300 illegal structures in a densely populated Bassa-Jiwa village, near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Newsmen reported that most of the affected structures were residential buildings, shanties, batchers and kiosks sitting on the right of way (ROW), under train bridge, and pedestrian crossing in and around the Village, off the Airport road.
Addressing newsmen at the scene of the demolition, the Director, FCTA Development Control Department, Murkhtar Galadima, said the structures removed were part of the 500 uncontrolled developments marked for demolition in the area.
Galadima said that adequate notice was issued to the occupant of the illegal structures prior to the demolition.