Group Urges Proper Resettlement Of Indigenous Inhabitants Of Abuja

A group, HipCity Innovation Centre, has called on the Nigerian Government to properly resettle the original inhabitants of Abuja.

Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, Mr Bassey Bassey, the Executive Director of the group, drew attention to the alleged neglect of the people, saying their land has been taken over by the Nigerian government and have been pushed into the hinterland.

The group, which launched a project, ‘Promoting the rights of original inhabitants in Abuja’, noted that the programme was aimed at laying “the building block upon which a people who have been forgotten, neglected, marginalized, will stand upon to speak and their voices will reverberate across Nigeria and globally.”… Read more