Abuja Indigenes On land Swap Programme Inclusion


In the city of Abuja, some indigenes have  appealed to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to consider their interest in land swap programme in order not to deprive them of adequate land for their farming business.


A traditional ruler, Mr John Gata who is the Etsu of Piwoyi said his people  were ready to cooperate with the government in the programme provided  their interest were promised.
The land swap policy  was designed by the FCT  Administration to facilitate speedy development of the territory by allocating districts to interested  investors.

In turn, the investors  are expected to provide infrastructure  in those districts and retain 60 per cent of the district while the FCT retains 40 per cent.
While reacting in an interviewed with  newsmen in Abuja recently, Gata, said it would be improper if the land swap policy further dispersed the indigenes by resettling  them away from their ancestral land. Click To Continue Reading
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