By John Shiklam
The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, has commended the Kaduna Explain Authorities for helping in reclaiming its encroached land, which used to be encroached for extra than two an extended time.
The Kaduna Explain Urban Planning and Pattern Agency (KASUPDA) had on Sunday demolished about 200 homes at Graceland Zaria, rendering many households homeless.
The NCAT and the community had been having a fair fight over the land surrounding the college.
One of the most affected folks claimed that a Kaduna High Court docket made up our minds the subject in their favour, insisting that the NCAT never appealed the judgment of the court.
The Spokesman of the NCAT, Balarabe Mohammad, in a assertion yesterday in Kaduna, expressed “profound gratitude to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kaduna Explain, Mr. Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna Explain Commissioner of Police and the entire safety agencies that contributed in one map or the varied in guaranteeing the recovery of our encroached land.’’
The assertion disclosed that 160 homes had been affected after the teach, stressing that the recovery “will stride an extended map in proving our determination to being the handiest in offering aviation coaching, as this might well create a closer atmosphere for coaching.’’
Mohammed acknowledged the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has upgraded the NCAT to a regional coaching centre of excellence and planned to elongate its runway to accommodate bigger airplane.
According to him, the upgraded aviation coaching institution would be feeble for coaching and industrial suggestions, “which is in a location to in flip provide job alternatives to the aviation industry and the nation at gargantuan.’’
“This might well well pork up safety to the neighboring community and also merit the college in securing its premises against external safety threats,’’ the assertion acknowledged.
Some of these whose homes had been demolished luxuriate in vowed to discipline the demolition in court.