FCT minister revokes 21 plots of land
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Barrister Nyesom Wike, has revoked 21 plots of land in Abuja’s Central Business District CBD.
A revocation notice signed by the Permanent Secretary in the FCT Administration, Mr Olusade Adesola said the decision is in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by the Land Use Act 1978
He said the lands were revoked “for continued contravention of the terms of development of the Right of Occupancy to wit non-development”.
In another statement, Director of Information and Communication in the FCTA, Muhammad Hazat Sule, said the minister has approved a three-month grace period for 189 titleholders, who have obtained Building Plan Approvals but are yet to commence development of on their property.
Among those given the three-month grace are 21 embassies, 168 others.