The Head teacher of Nomadic Primary School, Dutse-Alhaji, in Bwari
area council, Makoji Haruna, has appealed to the Federal Capital
Administration (FCTA) to assist the institution to reclaim it lands,
which have been encroached upon by some individuals.
Speaking at the first annual sports inter-house competition of the
school, at the weekend, Haruna noted that some private individuals and
developers have encroached into the school premises, claiming that
they have genuine allocations.
He stated that there was the needs to assist the school reclaim its
land, as well as stop people from invading the area in their quest to
build houses, and engage in other negative activities.
According to him, “The school is owned by government, not just an
individual, but the encroachment on the land is worrisome. At the
moment, there is nowhere to build sports facilities for the students.
Also, the school has no perimeter fencing to stop people from
encroaching on its land.”
The head teacher noted that since the school came into existence in
1993 and was provided with a permanent place by the government, the
situation is no more the same as it was in the beginning, regretting
the continued encroachment on the school land.
He therefore appealed to the minister of the Federal Capital Territory
(FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello to direct the officials of land
department to end the menace, by taking urgent steps that would make
the school have control over its land.