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Tackling Poor Sanitation Culture In The FCT

leadership.ng, 05 August 2014

 

Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the symbol of unity was created in 1976 by the federal military government of the Late General Murtala Mohammed in a bid to move away from Lagos, the former Capital City of Nigeria, which was over populated.

 

The relocation of the capital city from Lagos to Abuja resulted in the influx of people from rural areas and other states of the federation into the metropolis in search of greener pastures. This influx resulted to the accumulation of both human and waste disposal, forcing the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to create an agency, the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) to minimise the impact of population explosion and promote an environment adequate for the health and well being of residents. Read more....