Some top officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have been relieved of their duties by the Minister of the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike.
The minister announced the decision in a press statement issued by his Director of Press, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, and circulated to media outlets in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The statement listed the names and positions of the affected officials, who include the heads of various parastatals, agencies and government-owned companies under the FCTA. They are expected to hand over to the next most senior officers in their respective offices with immediate effect.
The statement did not give any reason for the sack, but said that new appointments would be made soon.
Some of the sacked officials 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; and CEO/MD Abuja Film Village International.
Others are: 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; and Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council.