Nasarawa Govt to prosecute owners of illegal structures

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Nasarawa government has threatened to prosecute those erecting structures in state without approvals.

Managing Director of the state Urban Development Board (NUDB), Engr. Mohammed Wada-Yayaha, stated this while speaking with newsmen on Thursday in Karu Local Government Area of the state.
Wada-Yahaya said that government would no longer allow individuals develop structures illegally, hence need to prosecute those found wanting.
managing director said the board had on several occasions notified land developers to seek approval before erecting structures, but most turned deaf ears.
He said board would go all out to demolish all illegal structures in the state to serve as deterrent to others.

Wada-Yahaya also called on people to avoid building on the water ways.
managing director said that the ongoing demolition in Karu was not to witch hunt anybody, but to ensure that the right things were done for development to thrive.
exercise was to ensure compliance and sanity in building standard and to ensure that individuals and land developers adhere strictly to building laws,”he said .
He said board had followed proper procedure before embarking on the demolition exercise in Karu Local Government Area.
Wada-Yahaya further said that demolition exercise would soon be extended to other local government areas of the state.