FCT/Army Land Dispute: Reps Set Up Committee

In News 2019-07-25 15:15:55
FCT/Army Land Dispute: Reps Set Up Committee
FCT/Army Land Dispute: Reps Set Up Committee

The House of Representatives, today at plenary resolved to set up an ad- hoc committee to investigate the land dispute between the FCT inhabitants and the Nigerian Army.

 

The motion came under matter of urgent national importance by Honourable Micah Jiba.

 

Honourable Jiba in his motion expressed concern over the alleged harassment, brutality, intimidation and forceful acquisition of the ancestral land of the FCT inhabitants by the Army which has led to the death of one Hamza Usman. 

 

Jiba further noted that despite Senate's intervention and other stakeholders, the army has continued to forcefully develop the land which is in dispute.

 

The house in its resolutions on the matter after extensive debate, urged the Army to stop inflicting pains on innocent Nigerians, while the ad hoc committee which is to investigate the matter is to report back in one week.