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El-Rufai’s demolition policy gets backing



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In from Olumide Olaoluwa …
Hundreds of protesters trooped to Kaduna Government House have registered support for Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s demolition of Illegal structures on public schools lands.
The protesting groups included Kaduna State Chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, (NURTW), Market Association and students.
The governor, who came out of his maiden State Executive Council Meeting to address the protesters said, only those with genuine certificate of occupation and approved papers will get government’s compensation.

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El-Rufai, who spoke in Hausa, said: “Those who built their houses close to students’ classrooms or hospitals no matter how much it will cost us we will compensate them to get back our lands,” he said.
“We are only recovering public schools, hospital lands for the benefit of our children and grandchildren in the state.
“Our public schools and hospitals were built to benefit less privileged. Therefore, we will not allow some selfish individuals to take over these lands.”

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  1. Don Lucassi

    August 18, 2015 at 9:39 am

    If what El Rufai did in Abuja, is what he will do in Kaduna, then you can be sure the state will be greatly improved but he will make enemies with plenty.

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