19 April 2021 By Remi Johnson
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 to carry out 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 the 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 the Army moved into the land on the basis of an Area Council allocation and took up to 100 hectares of land.
According to him, Development Control Department had written to the Army on the matter.
He urged residents to always seek approval before commencing any form of building; be it government or private structure.
Mr kwamkur also hinted that the Nigerian Navy Housing Scheme along the Airport equally got the allocation from Area Council .