By Ese Awhotu
Newspaper distributors in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have commended the reappointment of the FCT Minister Malam Muhmmad Musa Bello by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the development as the best thing to happen to the FCT in the last few decades.
The leader of Abuja Newspapers Distributors Association , Comrade Benji Obute in a statement he personally signed yesterday, praised the Minister for focusing on the projects that had direct impact on the lives of FCT residents like road constructions, water reticulation projects and even the promotion of agriculture, saying these have helped to make life easier in the FCT.
Comrade Obute particularly applauded the completion of work s the three major arterials routes into and out of the FCT namely the Umar Musa Yar’Adua Expressway otherwise known as the Airport Road, the Kubwa/Zuba Expressway as well as the Nyanya/Keffi Expressway, all of which have helped to free traffic flow into and out of the city and reduced the loss of man hour on the roads.
He also commended the completion of several connecting bridges, tangents and loops in the FCT, including other major road networks that were started by previous administration, saying these developments have made motoring around the FCT a pleasure.
While welcoming the Minister into office for another four years tenure, the group expressed the confidence that the Minister would continue on this great path and even surpass the previous achievements.
The Association however, called on the Minister to tackle the issue of insecurity as well as create employment opportunities for the teaming youths in the FCT in order to reduce poverty in the nation’s capital.