Mohammed Bello takes over as 16th FCT Minister



The new FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello has taken over the mantle of leadership of the Federal Capital Territory with a promise to build on his predecessors’ achievements.

The Minister, who briefly met with some directors of the ministry, was received by the new FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye and other senior officials of the FCT Administration in Abuja.

 According to VON, while paying tribute to the former FCT Ministers, Bello commended the staff of the Administration for the way they had worked to build a modern city from scratch.

The Minister called for re-dedication from the staff, to fast track the development of the entire Federal Capital Territory with sound infrastructure and services.

 “FCT is the nearest to public eyes so, its success or failure can easily be seen”, Bello said.

 He promised to work closely with all stakeholders to achieve the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to take Abuja to greater heights.

 Mr. Bello thus called for support to make Abuja a better place.

The former FCT Permanent Secretary, John Obinna Chukwu, ealier on, formally handed to the FCT Director of Treasury, Ibrahim Bomai.

 In a very brief ceremony, Chukwu called for continued loyalty to the government by the staff.

  He said, “We have to join hands to continue to build Nigeria because we have no other country”.

 The Director of Treasury, Ibrahim Bomai appreciated the former Permanent Secretary for his uncommon service to the FCT and the country in general.

Posted by Janice Johnson

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