Fintiri claims that Wike’s new role is a recognition of his success in Rivers.
The new Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has received congratulations from Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri on his appointment.
In a statement released on Monday, August 21, 2023, through his verified X account (previously Twitter), Fintiri commended Wike and expressed his belief that the former governor of Rivers State will strive to enhance the FCT’s development.
Fintiri remarked that Wike’s success in the state earned him the position as a minister and praised him for his leadership in Rivers State.
“Your Excellency, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, you have earned this position, in my opinion, by setting an example and exhibiting exemplary leadership qualities while serving as governor of Rivers State. You have provided good governance and services to the people as needed.”
“As you did in Rivers State as governor, I trust that you will continue to work for improved growth and development of the FCT.”
“I have no doubt that your influence will uphold our cherished custom of selflessness, devotion to the nation, and engagement in deserving political endeavors.”
Governor Fintiri praised Wike’s appointment and said it was well-deserved, stating that it is an acknowledgment of his achievements in Rivers State.
“Once again, congrats on your appointment from my brother and buddy. You have put in a lot of effort to get here, and I’m thrilled that your success on this new task has been acknowledged. It’s earned,” he remarked.
Meanwhile, since taking office, Wike has strongly warned landowners in the Federal Capital Territory.
In a press conference following his inauguration, the minister promised to tear down any buildings that interfere with the Federal Capital Territory’s master plan.