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General News of Thursday, 28 September 2023


Tension as Wike sacks heads of parastatals, agencies in FCT

Nyesom Wike Nyesom Wike

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has ordered the sack of 21 heads of agencies and companies belonging to the FCT Administration with immediate effect.

The Director of Press in the FCT Minister’s office, Anthony Ogunleye, disclosed this in a statement Wednesday night, September 27, TheCable reported.

According to Vanguard, Ogunleye said: “They are to hand over the affairs of their offices to the most senior officers in rank.

“Appointments into the offices will be made in due course.”

The affected agencies are:

Group MD/CEO, Abuja Investment Company Ltd

CEO/MD, Abuja Markets Management Ltd

MD/CEO, Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company

CEO/MD, Abuja Property Development Company

CEO/MD Abuja Technology Village Free Trade Zone Company

CEO/MD Abuja Film Village International

CEO/MD Powernoth AICL Equipment Leasing Company Ltd;

MD Abuja Broadcasting Corporation;

MD, Abuja Enterprise Agency

GM, FCT Water Board.

DG, FCT Emergency Management Agency Executive Secretary, FCT

Primary Healthcare Board;

Director General, Hospital Management Board

Director, Abuja Environmental Protection Board;

Director, FCT Scholarship Board

Director FCT Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board;

Director, Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board Coordinator, Abuja Infrastructure Investment Center

Director, FCT Health Insurance Scheme

Coordinator, Satellite Towns Development Department

Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council.