By Daniel Tyokua
The Federal Capital Territory Administration ( FCTA) stated it’s going to quickly start arrest and prosecution of these concerned in unlawful avenue naming throughout the territory.
Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Administration Council (AMMC), Umar Shuaibu disclosed this yesterday, when he briefed journalists in Abuja.
He stated that the authorized battle between FCTA and the Abuja Municipal Space Council ( AMAC) over avenue naming could be resolved amicably, with the understanding of all stakeholders.
Shuaibu stated that the ruling of the FCT Excessive Courtroom on the matter has been appealed, all stakeholders, together with the AMAC management have agreed to arrange an interagency committee to think about all elements round it.
The coordinator defined that FCTA was not taking on AMAC’s tasks, however doing what the regulation permits it, as a serious supplier of infrastructure within the Capital Metropolis.
He equally famous that it’s intervention within the subject was to revive the integrity of the method, alleging that investigation has uncovered unscrupulous people who have been abusing it for private good points, utilizing AMAC as a canopy.
“The existence of a cartel who’re working for his or her private aggrandizement utilizing the AMAC as a canopy. Even the AMAC management isn’t conscious of the extent of the harm and quantum of corruption perpetrated within the identify of Avenue naming underneath it.
“As such the FCTA goes to interact the anti-corruption companies to make sure that all these concerned within the notorious actions are dropped at books or face the wrath of the regulation”.
On his half, the Government Chairman, AMAC, Hon. Christopher Maikalangu said that his council was concerned with having a harmonised course of for the aim of reaching a desired outcome.
Whereas he claimed ignorance of the rot on the street naming course of, saying the committee in control of it had been in place earlier than he got here into workplace.
He nevertheless, assured that the Council would co-operate with FCTA on the problem, to discover a lasting and mutual helpful resolution.