Two unauthorized structures, located in Awka town have been sealed off by the Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, ACTDA.
Also sealed by ACTDA is a building site at Okpuno, within the Awka Capital Territory.
The authority, led by the Managing Director, the Venerable Barrister Amaechi Okwusa visited a newly constructed Gas Plant at Stamford Road Awka which had been complained about by residents of the area.
Venerable Okwusa told the press that after close examination of the plant, ACTDA has decided that the site be sealed indefinitely.
He reiterated that no work or transaction should be carried out on the site ,adding that anyone found violating the order will face the full wrath of the law.
The ACTDA Boss stated that the authority has a procedure for evaluating such cases and that the recent order will be well documented.
He also sounded a note of warning to those, who wish to construct gas plants, petrol stations and other structures for the distribution of inflammable products to follow the procedure specified for siting such structures.
Venerable Okwuosa explained that even after other governmental authorities have granted their authorizations, the local authority has the final say.