Wike: 21 Heads Of FCTA Agencies, companies to step down

The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Barrister Nyesom Wike, has approved the withdrawal of the office of 21 heads of parastatals, agencies and government companies of the FCT Administration (FCTA) with immediate effect.

This was contained in a statement published on September 27th, 2023 by his Director of Press, Office of the Minister, Anthony Ogunleye.

The statement outlines the affected agencies, companies which includes:

1. Group MD/CEO, Abuja investment Company Ltd

2. CEO/MD, Abuja Markets Management Ltd

3. MD/CEO, Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company

4. CEO/MD, Abuja Property Development Company

5. CEO/MD Abuja Technology Village Free Trade Zone Company

6. CEO/MD Abuja Film Village International

7. CEO/MD Powernoth AICL Equipment Leasing Company Ltd

8. MD Abuja Broadcasting Corporation

9. MD, Abuja Enterprise Agency

10. GM, FCT Water Board

11. DG, FCT Emergency Management Agency

12. Executive Secretary, FCT Primary Healthcare Board

13. Director General, Hospital Management Board

14. Director, Abuja Environmental Protection Board

15. Director, FCT Scholarship Board

16. Director FCT Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board

17. Director, Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board

18. Coordinator, Abuja Infrastructure Investment Center

19. Director, FCT Health Insurance Scheme

20. Coordinator, Satellite Towns Development Department

21. Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council

The statement by the ministry also ordered the affected appointees to hand over the affairs of their offices to the most senior officers in rank and stated that appointments into the offices will be made in due course.