The Minister of State for FCT, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, has assured residents of the territory that the efforts put in place by the FCT Administration to address insecurity across the territory would soon yield positive results....CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>
The minister gave this assurance when she paid a sympathy visit to the family of Al-Kadriyar Mansoor, whose daughters were recently released after several days in the kidnappers’ den.
Mahmoud stressed that since the reported cases of kidnapping in recent times, the FCT minister, Barr Nyesom Wike, has been on his feet doing all that is necessary to improve on the security situation in the city centre including the satellite towns.
In her words: “I am sure the people of FCT will also bear witness to our collective efforts in tackling insecurity. They have seen how we have been up and doing since this incident of kidnapping and other security matters.
“His Excellency Barrister Nyesom Wike has been on his feet. We have been doing all that is necessary to improve our security situation in FCT.
“All the support to be given to the security agencies has been put in place and also some materials and equipment they need to carry out their works are also in the process.
“So also the issue of access roads, we think will also improve the security situation in FCT and the satellite towns.
“I am sure you too have seen that the issue of kidnapping is going down, but we want it at a zero level”.
In his response, the father of the children who was also a victim, Mr. Alkadriyar Mansoor, thanked the minister for the show of love, even as he called on the Administration to extend the same to other victims.
He said, “I am highly elated that the FCT Administration deemed it necessary to pay my family visit of which there are several other families who have been victims of kidnappers.
“And I wish they would extend the gesture they have extended to me to other families who have been kidnapped like this as well.”...CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>