Benue Flooding: NBA Supports Demolition Of Structures Blocking Water Channels

The National Executive of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has thrown its weight behind the planned demolition of illegal structures built on water channels by the Benue state government, following this years’ massive flooding.

The Second Vice President of the Bar, Mr Monday Ubani while speaking to journalist after a brief meeting with governor Samuel Ortom over the Benue flooding says, the state government, is right in the eyes of the law to demolish structures built in violation of the town planning laws, citing impunity on the part of the house owners, without necessary approvals from regulatory authorities, as a major factor contributing to flooding.

Earlier, Governor Ortom informed the Bar of the condition of the internally displaced persons and efforts being made to address the perennial Benue flooding challenges.

Source:https://www.channelstv.com/2017/09/13/benue-flooding-nba-supports-demolition-of-structures-blocking-water-channels/

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    Sunday Abama6 days agoReply

    Great news oo

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    Ruth Amasi6 days agoReply

    important, news everyone needs to read.

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    Happiness Ugochi6 days agoReply

    Good. Am also in support just to have good drainage system.

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    Tania Donald6 days agoReply

    I support NBA also we should not be building house on drainage

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    morgan moses6 days agoReply

    Hope there are adequate plans to resettle dwellers, not just demolition plans

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    Blessing Olayiwola6 days agoReply

    if is the solution they should demolish ir

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    Adegbite Segun6 days agoReply

    they really tried

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    Samuel IbeOjo Okoh6 days agoReply

    if that is the solution they should do it

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    Catherine Ilamebe6 days agoReply

    It’s a gud idea n a welcome development.

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    Oluwatimilehin Adekunle6 days agoReply

    Where are other bodies…
    It’s national issue

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      Emioge Oghenethoja4 days ago

      they are coming

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