The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in the early hours of Tuesday sealed the Federal Ministry of Works, Federal Character Commission and Merit house Maitama and Murg plaza over N10bn debts waste management owed the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB).
“We tried to negotiate to have a better way to achieve results but there was no positive response, we have given them payment plan but many of them refused to take this opportunity serious, the board then resort to legal means to recover the debts.
The board got court orders to seal the premises,” he said.
According to him, the exercise, which has just begun, will cover all public and private offices owing the board.
A senior magistrate court sitting in Wuse II, Abuja had served the defendants with summons to appear before the court on March 30th, 2022 but they failed to honour the court.