As efforts to ensure the security of lives and property in the Federal Capital Territory intensifies, the Department of Development Control, FCTA has sealed off a massive uncompleted 3 storey building located at plot 22 Cadastral zone, A05, Udi Hills Street, Maitama which is reportedly abandoned and posing security threats to residents of the area.

This followed the directive of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello who personally led a team of FCTA and Security officials to the location on Tuesday, 4th October, 2022.

Accompanied by the Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), Tpl Umar Shuaibu, the Solicitor General of the FCTA, Barr. Garduya Bawa Ganiya, the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of operations in the FCT, Mr. MB Magawata and other officials of the FCTA, the Minister took a detailed tour of the building which also has a basement parking area.

In the course of inspecting the structure, evidences of unwholesome activities were discovered and some squatters who were found in the building were immediately apprehended by security operatives.

In his remarks, the Assistant Commissioner of Police said that the squatters apprehended in the building will be questioned to ascertain their true identities and reasons for being in the building.