Traffic Congestion: FCT demolishes fence of bank, commercial buildings at Dutse-Alhaji


Gridlock in Abuja

By Salisu Sani-Idris

The FCT Ministerial Task Team on Traffic Control, on Sunday demolished illegal fence erected by a bank and owners of commercial buildings at Dutse-Alhaji, following the expiration of a 72 hour ultimatum.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bulldozers pulled down parts of the perimeter fence of the bank and some commercial buildings located by the roadside on the busy Dutse-Alhaji axis connecting Bwari and other adjoining towns to the city centre.

Also, the bulldozers dismantled several makeshift structures within a shanty on the street, just behind the commercial properties to ensure owners easily access their plots.

Equally, cement and wood dealers who were allegedly trading illegally in the street were also cleared.

Addressing journalists during the exercise on Sunday in Abuja, Chairman of the task team, Mr Ikharo Attah, restated the determination of the FCT administration to rid the city of traffic congestion.

Attah directed…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria