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Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, gives Obi, Imoke, others months grace period To Evacuate And Take Back

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has issued a three-month grace period to the owners of the 189 undeveloped plots of land in Abuja to begin development or risk revoking their lands..…CONTINUE READING>>>>>

Recall that reported that some of these landowners included the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, former Cross Rivers State governor, Liyel Imoke, former SGF, the late Ufot Ekaette and other influential individuals in the country.

The FCTA director of information and communication, Mr. Muhammad Sule, revealed the recent stance of the Minister on Sunday, September 24.

He revealed that the development plan for these plots had been handed to the 189 landowners, but they had refused to develop it as required by the statutory provision of the FCTA law.

Sule noted that the grace period only applies to landowners willing to develop their plots within the grace period allocated to them.

As reported by Punch, he said: “The minister has extended this gesture to 189 property owners due to their desire to develop the properties by obtaining building plan approvals, a prerequisite for the development of any property in the FCT.

“Owners of the plots were exempted from revocation because they had already demonstrated firm commitment to develop their property by obtaining necessary documents from the FCT Administration.”

Sule urged that the owners of the 189 plots take advantage of the grace period and follow the instructions stipulated in terms of their “Right-of-Occupancy,…CONTINUE READING>>>>>

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