FCT gives businesses in Maitama 7-day notice to quit

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FCT gives businesses in Maitama 7-day notice to quit

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has given a seven-day ultimatum to business organizations operating in Maitama to vacate the highbrow district and relocate to the Central Business District or risk being sealed.

Acting Director, Department of Development Control, Garba Kwamkur gave the warning on Tuesday when the Department stormed the popular Gana street in Maitama to sensitize business operators to their original residential purposes.

According to him, “the Department had a week ago served all the buildings that have currently been converted to commercial uses, notifications to revert to residential purposes which they were meant for, but failed to comply”.

Kwamkur who directed the business organizations to relocate to the Central Business District or Idu Industrial Estate as provided for in the FCT masterplan warned that their business premises will be sealed off at the expiration of the ultimatum.

Meanwhile, over 200 hectares of…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper