BREAKING: “Why President Tinubu Appointed Me as FCT Minister”, Wike Opens Up

BREAKING: “Why President Tinubu Appointed Me as FCT Minister”, Wike Opens Up

  • Nyesom Wike, the minister of the FCT, has disclosed the reason behind his appointment as the FCT by President Bola Tinubu
  • Wike said President Tinubu appointed him as the FCT minister because of the confidence he had in him
  • The minister then warned the contractors should avoid leaving the job undone, adding that they would be paid fully their money and they are expected to fulfil their part

FCT, AbujaNyesom Wike, the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has disclosed that President Bola Tinubu appointed him as the minister of the federal capital because of the confidence he had in him.

The minister made the disclosure while engaging the staff of the FCT Administration on Monday, September 11, The Nation reported.

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Wike warns contractors against dey on project delivering
Photo Credit: Nyesom Wike
Source: Twitter

Wike vows to pay contractors

Wike then sent a strong warning to contractors that are handling 135 road rehabilitation in the federal capital and the civil engineering works against contract variation

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The former governor of Rivers State made the comment during the inauguration of a road project in Abuja, stating that the projects would be completed within six months.

According to the minister, his administration will pay all contractors to enable them to complete the projects by the set deadline.

Wike said:

“The President has confidence in me. That is why he sent me to FCT. Tinubu has said we should assure you of renewed hope.”

No story when you get FCT contract”: Wike to contractors

The minister warned that there is no variation in the contract he has given out, adding that he did not want to hear that the price of things that went up was why the job could not be completed.

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He assured that his administration will pay contractors their money and that none of them would be owed a dime.

Wike also said that “everything has been considered and anticipated.” while warning the permanent secretary of the FCT not to come to him for any readjustment.

PDP Crisis: Wike calls for suspension of Atiku, Tambuwal to rebuild earlier reported that Nyesom Wike, the minister of the FCT, has called for the suspension of Atiku Abubakar and Aminu Tambuwal from the PDP.

Atiku was the PDP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, while Tambuwal was a former governor of Sokoto State and current Senator in the opposition party.

Wike, a minister under the ruling APC, said the actions of Atiku and Tambuwal were the reasons for the party’s failure.



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