Hundreds of structures, including kiosks, containers, store attachments, worship centers, shanties, and signposts encroaching on road corridors have been demolished.
The demolition and clean-up of illegal structures in the Kuje Area Council by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) backed by a heavy security team drawn from the military, police, and paramilitary agencies.
The team stormed the area and cleared roadside encroachments from the tipper garage to the Kuje main market.
Mr. Ikharo Attah, Senior Special Assistant to FCT Minister on Monitoring, Inspection, and Enforcement, explained the Minister had expressed dismay over extreme contraventions in multiple places in Kuje, hence the need for a week-long clean-up exercise.
“Today, we have been able to address the issue of roadside encroachment from the tipper garage to the main market, we couldn’t enter the forest, but we told them to park that forest is not supposed to be a market while we also touched the fruit market,” Attah said.
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