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July 14, 2024

Wike sacks 21 heads of parastatals, agencies

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has approved the immediate termination of the appointments of 21 heads of parastatals, agencies, and government companies of the FCT Administration (FCTA).

This was revealed in a statement issued by the Director of Press, Office of the Minister, Anthony Ogunleye, on Wednesday.

“The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike CON, has relieved the heads of the following parastatals, agencies and government companies of the FCTA of their appointments with immediate effect.

“They 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 and MD, Abuja Enterprise Agency.

“Others include; 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 and Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council.” the statement read.

The statement added that “Those affected 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,” it added.

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