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Reps on Military Lands: Lawmaker kicks against given out military assets to developers

The Nigerian House of Representatives on Wednesday urged Federal Ministries of Power, Works & Housing as well as Defence, to work out modalities for the return of unutilized expanses of land forcefully acquired for military barracks to host communities.

According to Afe Olowookere (APC-Ondo), who sponsored the motion, one-quarter of the land area of the cities were acquired by the military government in the ’70s for the construction of military barracks.

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