FCTA commences removal of illegal structures
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced the removal of illegal structures along the AbujaNyanya-Jikwoyi-Karshi route to pave way free flow of traffic in the area.
TAbuja-Nyanya-JikwoyiKarshi he Federal Government has charged the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) to produce skilled middle-level manpower that would fast-track national development.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the charge in Benin at the opening of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of NABTEB, said no nation can develop without the decongestion task force yesterday moved into its next phase of the clean-up, to remove all marked illegal structures constituting encroachment on the road corridor.
The Chairman of the taskforce, Major-General Emmanuel T. Nienge (rtd) while addressing journalists during the clean-up involvement of the middle class.
Represented by the Minister of State, Professor Anthony Anwukah, Adamu noted that the development of skilled middle class through Technical Vocation Education Training (TEVET) was paramount.
NABTEB Registrar, Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, said there was under-production of artisans, craftsmen and technicians in the country as NABTEB cannot produce more than 50,000 annually. operation explained that the aim of the exercise was to achieve seamless human and vehicular movement as well as ensure safety of lives and property, which could be lost due to any accident on the road.
He also disclosed that the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has given the taskforce additional three months.
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