The Federal Capital Territory Administration says the Department of Land Administration has successfully conveyed 495 Certificates of Occupancy, to bonafide owners from January to December 2021.
The FCT Director of Land Administration, Adamu Jibrin Hussaini made this known in a statement signed by the head, Information & Customer Services of the Abuja Geographic Information System, AGIS, Abubakar Umar Dembo.
The Director who noted that thousands of uncollected Certificates of Occupancy still exist in the vaults, urged
allottees to pick them up to boost IGR for the FCT.
The Director explained that the Department also released a total number of 1,319 titles to beneficiaries, and advised those that applied for land in the FCT to always ensure they check the status of their applications.
According to him the Department also received fresh applications for land totaling 8,010 between January to December 2021.
The Director added that 546 Certified True Copies were released to various allottees within the year under review.
Aside these achievements, the Director of Lands, stressed that plans had been concluded to sanction owners of 435 abandoned structures, 600 undeveloped plots in areas already serviced with infrastructure in the territorry.
He therefore advised owners of such abandoned / uncompleted buildings within the City to urgently work towards the completion of these buildings to avoid making such structures a safe haven for criminals in the City center.
” security breach is of great concern to the government and it will not fold its arms to watch danger in the waiting to explode, this development has been a cause of worry for the FCT Administration…the owners of these undeveloped plots have been warned but remained recalcitrant” Hussaini said
By Remi Johnson