Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has relieved the appointments of heads of 21 parastatals, agencies, and government companies of the administration with immediate effect.
A statement by the Director of Press, office of the minister, Anthony Ogunleye, on Wednesday said the affected officers include; the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abuja Investment Company Ltd CEO/Managing Director (MD), Abuja Markets Management Ltd and MD/CEO, Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company CEO/MD.
Others affected are the Abuja Property Development Company CEO/MD, Abuja Technology Village Free Trade Zone Company CEO/MD, Abuja Film Village International CEO/MD, Powernoth AICL Equipment Leasing Company Ltd MD, Abuja Broadcasting Corporation, and MD, Abuja Enterprise Agency.
The statement said, the General Manager, FCT Water Board Director-General (DG), FCT Emergency Management Agency Executive Secretary, FCT Primary Healthcare Board DG, Hospital Management Board Director, Abuja Environmental Protection Board Director, and FCT Scholarship Board Director have also been sacked.
Others are the 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 Coordinator, and Abuja Metropolitan Management Council.
According to the statement, the affected appointees have been directed to hand over the affairs of their offices to the most senior officers in rank.
The FCTA minister is expected to announce new appointments into the positions soon.