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El-Rufai Kaduna governor resumes demolition exercise

After a period of brief respite, Kaduna residents watch helplessly as illegal structures are pulled down.

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Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has commenced another round of demolition exercise in the state.

On Tuesday, some structures were demolished in the New Millennium city layout where a project of 400 bed space hospital is abandoned.

A team from the State Urban Planning Agency moved to Hayin Dan Bushiya area of the New Millennium city and demolished several houses.

Seven Hilux vans carrying well equipped security personnel from the state operation Yaki outfit took part in the exercise.

Pulse gathered that many residents were sighted watching helplessly as the exercise continued.

Ongoing demolition in Kaduna play

Ongoing demolition in Kaduna



El-Rufai commenced demolition exercise in his home town of Zaria shortly he was sworn in as governor of Kaduna State. He later took a break after a court injunction secured by some aggrieved parties but the governor later continued with the demolition of shops in printers village and Government Secondary School, Doka in Kaduna North Local government area.

The state government had in a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, said it would reclaim all government lands encroached by citizens.


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