The Abuja original inhabitants are protesting alleged marginalization of the ethnic group by the federal government.
The indigenes who arrived the main gate of the National Assembly on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in their traditional attire were protesting alleged marginalization of the ethnic group by the federal government.
On the platform of FCT Natives Marginalized Youths, the natives are demanding for an FCT House of Assembly as a legislative arm of government.
The natives are also seeking the creation of two additional Senatorial districts and four federal constituencies.
The Gbagyis have also demanded a review of the FCT Act to make it more inclusive and community friendly.
The natives called for the immediate appointment of FCT natives in the composition of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
They are also seeking the integration of the original inhabitants of Abuja in the development of the FCT instead of resettlement.
The natives further called for the creation of the Abuja Original Inhabitants Development Commission to undertake location of specific infrastructural development in communities and engender sustainable livelihood in remote communities in the FCT.
They natives are also demanding a certain percentage of employment in corporate organizations with headquarters in Abuja.
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