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Boko Haram: FCTA Begins Demolishing Nyanya, Kugbo

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Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has begun demolishing parts of Nyanya considered a haven for Boko Haram terrorists.

On April 14, a car packed with home-made explosives exploded in Nyanya central bus terminal killing at least 75 persons and injuring many more.

Two weeks later, on May 1, another car laden with exploded less than 100 metres from the spot of the April 14

blast killing about 30 persons and injuring dozens more.

FCTA officials told that they were moving in bulldozers into parts of Nyanya today, having notified the residents to quit. gathered that all shanties and illegal structures around Nyanya bus terminal are affected.

Also affected by the quit order are car and truck dealers, as well as livestock dealers in Kugbo, a sprawling part of Nyanya.

When visited, traders in the nearby Nyanya scrap metals market called Pantaker were observed moving their wares out ahead of the imminent demolition.

All the vehicle dealers that line the Nyanya end of the Abuja-Keffi expressway have begun moving their vehicles to Mararaba, Ado and Masaka, neighbouring towns located in Nasarawa State.

They accused the FCTA of giving them only three days' verbal notice to quit or face forced ejection.