Wike Assumes Duty As FCT Minister, Vows To Step On Toes

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From Lateef Taiwo

The immediate past governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has resume as the Minister of Federal Capital Territory having participated in the inauguration ceremony which was conducted by President Bola Tinubu.

Wike who arrived at the premises of FCTA together with his Minister of State, Mariya Mahmoud were received by the Permanent Secretary, FCT Administration, Olusade Adesola and other Senior management Staff.

The newly sworn -in minister, in his maiden media briefing vows to step on toes as he rolled out a 10 point agenda with focus on issues of Security, City Sanitation, Preservation of the Abuja Master Plan, Infrastructure Development, Restoration of Green Areas, Removal of Shanties, Blocking of Revenue Leakages, Ground Rents Payment, among other deliverables.

He warned that the Administration under his leadership will not take excuses from security agencies as they will be provided with the required tools to work as issue of security is germane.

He also disclosed that he will sanitise the city and end the raise of slums and shanties across the city.

“Abuja has turned to a slum city. Sanitation is bad with refuse everywhere. We cannot allow that. We will look at issues of waste disposals.”

“If you know you have built where it’s not suppose to build, it will go down. Our green areas and parks must come back

“Land racketeering days are over. Those who refuse to develop turning to land speculators will loos their lands.”

“All these are our short term deliverables so as to bring back people’s confidence in Government.

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