By Stanley Onyekwere
The FCT Adminstration has disclosed plans to clear illegal structures behind the continued grildlock on the busy Karu-Jikwoyi road, in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).
Senior Special Assistant on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement to the minister of FCT, Ikharo Attah stated this after inspecting the road with some stakeholders.
He explained that the removal of the structures billed for commencement soon, would halt the congestion of vehicles on the ever busy road, and not to infringe any pain on the traders or motorists that ply the route.
Recall that the officials of FCTA and Department of Development Control had in September 2021, marked most of the structures on the road for demolition.
Attah revealed that the minister of FCT Malam Muhammad Bello after an interface with the minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on the speedy work on Abuja – Keffi express way, said the road was reaching advance stage of completion and the traffic that builds start from Nyanya through Karu, Jikwoyi, Kpegyi and Gidan-Mangoro down to Orozo.
He disclosed that the congestion of vehicles on the route is being ignited by illegal trading, expansion and unconventional markets all over the road shoulders.