BREAKING NEWS: FCDA defies court order, demolishes Mpape, Abuja

News reaching Jungle Journalist has confirmed that the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA Abuja has moved into Mpape area of the city and is destroying it. This is in defiance of a letter from the Solicitor General of the Federation, Abdullahi A Yola that it should not be demolished. As at the time of filing in this report, over 50 houses, including both residential and business houses have been destroyed. It will recalled that Justice Abubakar Kutigi in an Abuja High Court had on August 2 enjoined the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Senator Bala Mohammed to put on hold the proposed demolition of the Mpape community pending the determination of substantive suit filed against it.

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