We ‘ll continue to partner military, others to guarantee FCT safety – Minister

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FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will continue to work closely with the Nigerian Armed Forces and all other security agencies for the continuous security of the FCT and the safety of its residents.

Minister of the FCT, Malam Mohammed Bello, stated this when he received a delegation from the Defence Headquarters Garrison in his office, last week.

He reiterated that Abuja has been secured due to the close working relationship between the heads of the various military formations and other security agencies in the FCT over the years.

He therefore thanked them for the good working relationship between them as members of FCT Security Committee and within the various security task forces that they operate in.

His words: “We will work very closely with you and your offices under the various task forces that you operate, as well as the main Security Committee which meets regularly.

“Usually in that Committee, as you know, we have the representative of the political leadership at the Area Council level, the traditional leadership of the FCT Council of Chiefs as well as the religious organizations as represented by CAN and National Mosque Committee” Malam Bello added.

The minister further reminded his guests that Abuja occupies a very unique position as the capital city of Nigeria, its major political center, and the headquarters of its armed forces and diplomatic corps.

Speaking earlier, the Commander, Defence Headquarters Garrison Maj. Gen. Preye Fakrogha said the was in the FCTA on a familiarisation visit following his appointment.

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