• Friday, April 19, 2024
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Wike says those in power are Nigeria’s major problem

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Nyesom Wike has said Nigeria’s major problem is the attitude of those in positions of power and not the institutions.

Wike said this while addressing thousands of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) workers who besieged his office to express delight and appreciation to him and President Bola Tinubu on creating FCT Civil Service Commission and other reforms.

“The problem in this country is about us, those of us in power, not about institutions,” Wike said. “If we allow this, my power will be reduced, and that is what you have seen all this while. Nobody talks about the welfare of others, the growth of others.”

He said the President frowned at seeing uncompleted projects across the territory.

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He explained that the FCT Administration had to exit the Treasury Single Account (TSA) to be able to use Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and fund uncompleted projects and initiate new ones.

Wike urged the workers to continue praying for the President as they rededicate themselves to duty in the development of the FCT.

“Continue to pray for Mr. President. More things will come for FCT and we will make all of you happy,” Wike said. “If you are happy, we will be happy. This is because I cannot smile every day and your faces are not looking good. That is not the best.”