FCTA demolishes notorious slum of prostitutes, criminals, drug peddlers in Abuja

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FCTA demolishes notorious slum of prostitutes, criminals, drug peddlers in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Friday, December 17, demolished a notorious slum in Wuse Zone 3 occupied by scavengers, prostitutes, criminals, and drug peddlers.

 

Speaking on behalf of the administration, the Senior Special Adviser to the FCT Minister on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement, Comrade Ikharo Attah, who led the demolition, vowed to sustain the exercise to rid the city of all manner of environmental problems. 

 

FCTA demolishes notorious slum of prostitutes, criminals, drug peddlers in Abuja

 

In an interview with newsmen immediately after the exercise, Attah said that the slum is not acceptable in a dream city.

 

“This is the heart of the city and must not be turned into a den of criminals, scavengers, and prostitutes,” he said.

 

“In the heart of the city, where you have scavengers, criminals, brothels, and shanties, there are bound to be drug peddlers who sell drugs to them.” 

 

“When you get there, you see ladies’ ID cards whose bags were stolen, even those of policemen. If we remove this place,…



Source: Linda Ikeji