Preparatory to the planned land revocation in the serviced areas of Phases I, II and III of the Federal Capital City, Abuja, the FCT Administration has taken inventory of the affected plots of land. The Director of Land Administration, FCT, Adamu Jibrin Hussaini, made this disclosure recently in his office, while receiving on study tour, Master Students in Sustainable Urban Development from the Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
The director recalled that advertisements were placed in three national dailies in line with the Federal Capital Territory Executive Committee (FCT EXCO) approval that the Department of Land Administration commences the process of revocation of titles in respect of undeveloped plot(s) of land in serviced districts of the Phases I, II and III of the Federal Capital City.
According to him, the Department of Land Administration carried out the public announcement on the 31stJuly 2019 warning allottees of plot(s) of land within the Phases I, II and III of the Federal Capital City, Abuja (FCC) that have been serviced with infrastructure to develop them or have them revoked within three months of the publication, -which is from Wednesday, July 31, 2019 and to Thursday, October 31, 2019.
He said by that publication, the affected allottees had been reminded that failure to carry out improvement or development of such plot(s) contravenes the terms of Rights of Occupancy accepted by such allottees as well as the provision of Section 28(5) (a & b) of the Land Use Act N0. 6 of 1978, Cap. L5, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004
Hussaini said the Authority has taken inventory of such undeveloped plots but waiting for the expiration of the grace period.