BREAKING: Relief For Trademore Residents As Court Bars FCTA From Demolishing Estate

A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jikwoyi, Abuja, on Wednesday, issued an interim order restraining the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, from further demolishing houses in Trademore Estate otherwise known as Plot 1981, Sabon Lugbe, Abuja.

Justice Zubairu Mohammed delivered the ruling in an exparte motion filed by Trademore International Holding Nigeria Ltd ( developers of Trademore Estate, Lugbe,Abuja ).

Respondents in the case are the Minister of FCT, the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council ( AMMC ) and the Abuja Municipal Area Council ( AMAC ).

Recall that the AMMC had declared the estate a “disaster zone” after a heavy rainfall few days back.