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