By Alex Enumah
A complete of 398 land surveyors and appraisers expressed curiosity in appraising the belongings in the end confiscated for the advantage of the federal authorities in the course of the Request for Proposals (RFP).
The Chairman of the Inter-ministerial Committee on the disposal of confiscated property, Mr. Dayo Apata (SAN), who can be the solicitor basic of the Federation and everlasting secretary of the Ministry of Justice, stated yesterday in Abuja that of the 398 actual property appraisers who indicated an curiosity within the RFP, 355 submitted their bids whereas six firms have been rejected.
He stated the tendering course of was aimed toward guaranteeing transparency and worth for cash.
“On the inauguration of the committee, we determined to have valuation phases, through which all of the belongings will replicate the market worth in order that on the finish of the day the federal government will promote or eliminate all of the belongings. inside the limits of the estimated worth.
“What we’ve performed is recruit specialists within the subject and allow them to assess the confiscated belongings in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Public Works and Housing to make sure worth for cash, transparency and accountability. of every asset offered, ”he added.
Apata stated that after the evaluation, the committee will usher in specialists along with the Federal Ministry of Public Works and Housing to public sale the belongings.
The Lawyer Common of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), inaugurated the interministerial committee on November 9, 2020.
The composition of the 22-man committee was permitted by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 27, 2020.
The committee had six months to eliminate all of the belongings that have been in the end confiscated for the advantage of the federal authorities.