Governor El-Rufai Of Kaduna State Insists On Demolishing 3,500 Houses In Gbagyi Community

4 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
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The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has insisted that there is no going back on the planned demolition of the houses in Gbagyi Villa community, saying residents encroached on the land belonging to the Kaduna Polytechnic, a federal government institution.

The governor, during a visit to the community of over 3,500 houses and about 10,000 residents said they took over what was earlier earmarked as a Mining Engineering School and College of Environmental Studies of the polytechnic.

El-rufai, speaking on the benefits that would have accrued to the state and the country, stated: “It is not only the polytechnic would have benefited, but Kaduna State and the country,” adding: “Unfortunately, as things stand today, according to the Rector, nearly 70 per cent of the land has been encroached upon by illegal squatters.

“These buildings would have to go. We do not condole illegality in this state and you cannot hide behind your religion or tribe to
break the law and get away with it.

“We will go through the process; we will give everybody the process to ensure that he or she has title to the land and permission to build.

If you don’t have the two, the law will apply and we will take the building down.

“It is unfortunate that some people have been deceived into thinking that this land is available for sale. We are going to investigate all those involved in this deception and they will be dealt with.”

El-Rufai stated that the law would prevail and ignorance of the law is not an excuse, expressing regret that many thousand would lose investments and savings for building illegally.

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-- concentrate (m) at 23-07-2016 12:27PM
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this is ridiculous! how many has he built for them?
-- morgan1 (m) at 23-07-2016 12:51PM
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Go ahead now,,,,cause more problem for people wey vote u in,,,,stupid Aboki
-- Novic (m) at 23-07-2016 12:57PM
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Hmmmmmmm... Just dey. Waka dey pass.
-- OLUCHI5 (m) at 23-07-2016 02:12PM
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evil man.
-- Smile369 (m) at 23-07-2016 02:25PM
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The people that sold the land have to be arrested
-- module (m) at 23-07-2016 02:25PM
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Any governor wey come go demolish. Una go soon demolish una self
-- benosky4 (m) at 23-07-2016 02:52PM
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Why did they vote him in.
When he was dealing with us here in Abuja they thought we're just making unnecessary noice abi?

-- kp45 (m) at 23-07-2016 03:24PM
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-- zezprincess (f) at 23-07-2016 04:04PM
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Hmmmm,obi akpo man,so dis buha of a thing(hard time)no reach him side,Human beast in human being form! Mtcheeww.
-- Powerfulify (m) at 23-07-2016 05:33PM
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One time demolition minister, now demolition governor (IDIOT) U MUST DIE A SHAMEFUL DEATH
-- slimmygal (f) at 23-07-2016 06:08PM
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Most times, that is why its good for anyone that wants to acquires a land to do findings if d land is not under govt acquisition. So sad, d demolished buildings are just too much which will make lots of people homeless now, abeg make govt help them out ooooo.
-- dickieponga (m) at 23-07-2016 06:16PM
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Well done jare do ur job naijas no dey hear word at all..
-- GermoDon (m) at 23-07-2016 08:16PM
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-- zoe61 (f) at 23-07-2016 08:39PM
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he will now make the ppl homeless
-- kison (m) at 23-07-2016 09:42PM
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YOU HAVE TO  BE careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL……………………………….
-- winace (f) at 23-07-2016 10:49PM
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Dis dwarf want to demolish but has not built any for them to move into. Some pple go die wot eyes open o I'd dem no take time.
-- kima77same (m) at 24-07-2016 05:32PM
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Go ahead and do it and wait for the wrath of your people
-- okatee (m) at 25-07-2016 11:51PM
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-- 1marviz (m) at 4-12-2016 02:43PM
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