Town planners meet in Abuja

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 4th, 2014
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Town planners will meet in Abuja today to discuss the spate of insecurity in the Federal Capital city.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Urban and Regional Department in the FCT, organisers of the event, Mrs Felicia Anthony, said town planners in public and private sectors are expected to contribute to the meeting.

She said the event is an annual meeting of town planers, where contemporary issues in the built environment are discussed.

The theme for this year’s edition is: The Role of Physical Planning in the Context of Emerging Security Challenges in Nigeria.

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ade Abolurin; Dr Adamu Ahmed, of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and Mr Yemi Omidji, of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) are the resource persons.

Also, other professionals in the allied sectors, like architects, builders and engineers will attend the event.

The event will end on Friday.

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