Obiano’s move was in response to the endless clamour by ndi Anambra for a befitting capital that would reflect the enormous endowments of the people of the state. It was also in fulfillment of his campaign promise to the electorate when he ran for governorship in November 2013. Inaugurating the Awka Capital Territory Development Board, governor Obiano urged the team to look beyond what is on the ground and the limitation of resources to provide a structural design that would give the city a befitting status.
Gov. Obiano’s Dream for Awka Capital Territory is to transform Awka like Dubai did from 1990 to 2013
“A cosmopolitan city with excellent infrastructure and the preferred investment destination in Africa”
Quotes from Gov. Obiano
“Let us wriggle ourselves from seeing things as the way they are instead of the way they are supposed to be”
Model City Concept for Awka Capital Territory
In line with ACTDA’s mandate to build a Befitting World Class Capital City, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority first sought to understand the unique challenges and opportunities of the project; its financial goals; any regulatory drivers; and community perspectives.
Development Control Manual
Development controls have been defined as the mechanism through which entire process of urban development is regulated to achieve the objective of promoting overall benefit of the society and creating a distinct image of the city. It includes guiding the development and use of land, curbing misuse of land…