Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, says the FCT Administration will provide the needed infrastructure before allocating land to anyone for development.

Wike stated this when the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, visited him in Abuja on Thursday.

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He said that his predecessor had made some allocations, adding, however, that some of the areas had no infrastructure or access roads to the lands.

“For me, it is baseless to allocate land to people when they cannot have access to them. For the development of the land, we want to make sure you have access to them,”

He said.

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The minister said that President Bola Tinubu had given him the go-ahead to allocate land to the executive, the legislative and the judicial arms of government.

He, however, said that what was delaying the allocations was developing the strategy on how it would be done, considering the huge number of expected beneficiaries across the three arms of government.

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“So, what we are trying to do is to do it in phases, because all cannot be done at the same time,”

He said.

Wike stressed the need for the three arms of government to work together, while maintaining their respective independence.

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