Stories by Stanley Onyekwere
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello will on Tuesday (tomorrow) inaugurate the reconstituted boards of agencies and parastatals under the Administration.
The agencies and extra departmental organizations whose boards to be inaugurated are; Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Abuja Property Development Company (APDC), Abuja Environmental Protection Agency, (AEPB), and Abuja Investment and Infrastructure Centre (AIIC).
Others are the Universal Basic Education Board (FCT UBEB) FCT Secondary Education Board (FCT SEB), FCT Scholarship Board (FCTSB), FCT Primary Healthcare Development Board (FCT PHDB), Area Council Service Commission (ACSC) and Abuja Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
It was gathered that the reconstitution which were made in compliance with the various laws and instruments establishing these agencies of the FCTA have been designed to strengthen institutional performance and service delivery.
According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the FCT Minister, Cosmas Uzodinma, their inauguration represents the concluding rites, following the release of the list of the membership of the concerned boards by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 29, 2017.
The statement adds: “The membership totalling more 140 members comprise eminently qualified Nigerians who have been saddled with the task of ensuring the effective running of these agencies and parastatals.
“The composition of these boards it was stated has been carefully considered to reflect competence, credibility, integrity, federal character and geopolitical spread.
“Members are to provide proper governance and oversight for these government institutions.”