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We will work with area councils’ elected leaders – FCT Minister


Abuja  –   The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said the FCT Administration would work with the newly elected FCT area councils’ chairmen and councilors.

The minister stated this when the officials of the FCT Press Corps, led by its Chairman, Mr Ikharo Attah , met with him on Monday in Abuja.
He said that he would work very closely with them irrespective of their political parties.

“The FCT Administration under my leadership would work very closely with all the elected councils’ officials irrespective of political parties they belonged to, in order to bring rapid development to the area councils,” he said.

According to Bello, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, “which is built on change mantra, is committed to entrenching good governance at the grassroots level?

“We will interface with all the elected officials at the local level to bring development to the grassroots where majority of the people reside,” he said.

The minister also expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the election, adjudged to be free and fair.

Attah had earlier commended the minister for the exemplary way he managed the recent FCT area council’s election that was devoid of any skirmishes.

He charged other states of the federation to emulate the peaceful conduct exhibited by residents, before, during and after the FCT councils’ polls. (NAN)

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