The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Nyesom Wike, has appealed to well-wishers to discontinue the placement of congratulatory billboards in his honor. Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, the Director of Press in the Office of the Minister, conveyed this message in a statement released in Abuja on Sunday.
The statement outlined Mr. Wike’s appreciation for the warm wishes and support he has received since assuming the position of FCT Minister. Despite acknowledging the sentiment behind these congratulatory displays, Mr. Wike has requested that such billboards and advertisements be stopped immediately.
While expressing his heartfelt gratitude for the goodwill from FCT residents and beyond, Mr. Wike is determined to concentrate his efforts on his role as FCT Minister and assisting President Bola Tinubu in fulfilling his vision and renewed hope agenda for Nigeria.
The statement emphasized that Mr. Wike’s foremost duty lies in contributing to the development and growth of the FCT, ensuring the well-being of residents, and working towards the betterment of the nation as a whole.
Mr. Ogunleye reiterated that the minister values the aspirations and expectations of FCT residents, and he remains committed to fulfilling his responsibilities with unwavering sincerity and dedication. The focus is on concentrating all energies on the task at hand and collaborating with public servants to serve the country to the best of their abilities.
Mr. Wike hopes that the public will understand his perspective and continue to offer their support and cooperation. He looks forward to working closely with all stakeholders to foster a stronger, more prosperous, and united Federal Capital Territory and Nigeria as a whole.