Cross River To Seal Off Tukur’s Firm

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. PDP National Chairman
Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. PDP National Chairman

The Cross River State Government has threatened to revoke the Certificate of Occupancy of Calabar Wood Company, reportedly owned by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

The wood processing company, situated along Murtala Mohammed Highway in Calabar, was said to have been acquired by Tukur several years ago from the Cross River State Government.

The state Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Mr. Raphael Uche, who dropped the hint in Calabar on Friday, said the company was no longer functional following the ban on logging in Cross River.

Already, an old generation bank had built one of its outlets on a portion of the land.

Uche said the state Land Use and Allocation Committee made the recommendation, as the purpose for which the company was established had been defeated with the ban on logging.

He said, “The Land Use and Allocation Committee has recommended to the state government for a change of purpose clause in the Certificate of Occupancy issued to Calabar Wood Company, since the purpose for which the land was acquired has been defeated with the ban placed on timber lumbering in Cross River State.”

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Gov. Ayade And His 419 Employment Schemes – Job Seekers Beware! BY AGBA JALINGO

December 2018, the then DG of the Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Betta Edu, announced

Read More...

16 Times Ayade Has Ordered Recruitment And Once It Worked

By Jonathan Ugbal Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State on Thursday “ordered” the recruitment of 20,000 people into

Read More...

#EndSARS: Cross River Inquiry Panel Gives Victims 2 Weeks To Submit Petitions

By Jonathan Ugbal Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Thursday inaugurated the judicial panel of enquiry headed by

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now