The Federal Capital Territory Department of Development Control on Friday demolished Mountain Village in Guzape District in Abuja.
The settlement is situated behind Dantata Construction Company and close to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad Headquarters in the city centre. The acting director in the agency, Muktar Galadima ascertained that the residents were given due notice and the structures currently under demolition have been marked since November 2016. He highlighted security and sticking to the grand plan of the FCT as the key reasons for the demolition urging those affected to look at other options. he added that there is surplus space to take care of all the residents of the FCT citing Kubwa, Kuje and Bwari as good alternatives