The Enugu State Government has clear the air concerning the clearing of land around the premises of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) and the Zonal Headquarters of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), at Independence Layout, Enugu.

Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the Commissioner for Information disclosed that, the state government described “the area being cleared is solely for temporary use/holding area of the state’s committee on enforcement of inter-state movement restrictions for the containment of the spread of COVID-19, for safe keeping of violating vehicles seized in the course of its duty”.

The Commissioner of information state that the clarification became essential sequence the apprehension of people of the state, most especially owners of landed property around the area.

The state government noted absolutely that “the government or any of its agencies has no intention to forcefully or compulsorily acquire any parcel of land aforementioned for any reason whatsoever”.

The statement said, “the state government, therefore, wishes to reassure all land owners in and around the aforementioned area and indeed the entire state residents of the commitment to protect the rights of Ndi-Enugu and all Nigerians to acquire and own property legitimately in Enugu State”.

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