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FCT minister charges community leaders on the removal of illegal structures


By Echeburu Oby

The Honorable Minister of the FCT Muhammad Musa Bello has charged political and community leaders in the FCT to cooperate with the Administration for the overall development of the Territory.

He made this known during the visit by FCT political and community leaders led by Senator Philip Aduda, in the stir of the demolition of illegal structures at Apo Akpajenya and Dagbalo in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).

Bello restated the importance of teamwork between the political, community leaders and the FCT administration, emphasizing that there was the need for persistent communication between the Administration and community leaders.

The Minister assures you as advised, that the major Departments will  ensure that what happened doesn’t repeat its self again. He further stated that this specific situation was inborn and that demolition was always the very last resort.

Bello however called on his guests not to shy away from reality as there were a number of awaiting projects that will necessitate the collaboration of the communities to ensure realization and the overall growth of the FCT. He reminded the leaders that the development of towns and cities take years and cannot be accomplished within short periods of time.

Community leaders who had been relocated and resettled to move to the new locations as this will encourage the community members to follow suit, adding that, community heads should show leadership and lead by example.


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