Anambra State government has assured that adequate mechanism had been put in place to arrest erection of buildings in the state without approved building plan to forestall building collapse.
The Chairman, Anambra State Physical Planning Board (ANSPPB) Mr. Chike Maduekwe disclosed this when the Board appeared before the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation to defend its 2021 budget.
He explained that the mesures would enable the Board fish out agencies that cunnive with quacks to engage in building without following due process.
He enjoined the public to always be willing to forward names of any of his staff that encouraged quackery to erect buildings to his office for disciplinary actions.
“We also warn developers who indulge in unprofessional misconduct by using quacks for building development to retrace their steps. Anyone caught will face the full wrath of the law,” he stressed.
Chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Hon. Obinna Emeneka explained that the meeting was to assess the performance of the Board with respect to their 2021 budget.
He praised the Board for generating huge revenue during the year with megre resources, challenging them up the ante in the coming year.
Similarly, Chairman, Anambra State Local Government Service Commission, Dr. Peter Egenti and key officers of the commission appeared before the committee and defended the projects they executed with their 2021 budget.
Dr. Egenti informed them that the commission trained many local government staff, promoted those that were due for promotion as well as monitored the activities of local government councils.