This Day (Lagos)

21 January 2013

Nigeria: Doubts Over FCTA Resettlement of 8,000 of FCT Indigenes

The Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja (OIDA) and the Alliance for Credible Elections (ACE) have questioned the sincerely of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on claim that it has finalized plans to resettle some 8000 indigenes from nine communities of the FCT by June, 2013.

The group in a statement signed by the President, OIDA, Pastor Danladi Jeji, and Secretary-General, ACE,Mr. Emma Ezeazu called on the FCTA and Minister of State, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide to show its sincerity by being more transparent on the execution of the resettlement projects and plot allocation.

They accused Akinjide of not carrying them along and being hideous with the whole resettlement process, saying that they are yet to get official report on the issue.

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