Demolition: no compensation for Breeze FM – Al-Makura


Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa declared on Tuesday in Lafia that the government would not compensate the management of Breeze 99.9 FM over the demolition of the private radio station.

“The matter is already concluded; compensation will not be paid over government’s action,” the governor said, while distributing relief materials to 50 communities hit by various crises.

He said that government had directed the Nasarawa Urban Development Board (NUDB) to fine the radio station for violating approved land laws.

The NUDB, on May 12, 2017 demolished the station, citing violation of approved laws.

According to information commissioner, Abdulhamid Kwarra, the action became necessary to protect people living in the neighbourhood against radioactive materials from the station’s mast.

The station has threatened to go to court to challenge…

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