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... hands Area Councils, stakeholders N2.199bn allocation for August

7th Oct, 2019 | By Bibian Anozie and Akuta Shedrack | ||

Federal Capital Territory Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) distributed a total sum of N2, 199,538,808.77 to be shared by the six Area Councils of FCT as well as stakeholders as statutory allocation for August, 2019. Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) always makes public the allocations in line with President Muhammadu Buhari's Change Agenda which harps on transparency, anti-corruption and accountability, tenets which FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has made his beacon.

Acting Secretary, FCTA Area Councils Services Secretariat (ACSS),Mrs. Omolola Olanipekun broke news of the payment during the recent JAAC meeting. She added that Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) received the highest allocation of N151, 319,799.66, Gwagwalada N138, 758,634.67, followed by Abaji N93, 387,578.76. Bwari received N84, 669,339.96 Kwali N71, 841,795.32 and Kuje N65, 675,739.27, Olanipekun disclosed.

Furthermore, the Acting Secretary said that stakeholders such as Primary School Teachers sub-heading received N1, 237,562,237.85, while 15% Pension Funds received N226, 478,989.57. One per cent went for Training Fund to the tune of N21, 995,388.09, and 10% was ploughed into Employer Pension Contribution sub-heading, the latter of which gulped N107, 849,405.63.

Olanipekun said the total distributed to the stakeholders therefore amounted to the sum of N1, 593,885,921.14 while Area Councils received N605, 652,887.64.

News Update

Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has commended the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for his efforts in giving the Territory a befitting status as the capital of Nigeria.

The Administration's Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) last week officially launched the FCT Health Sector Resource Mobilization Plan (2018 - 2022).

Climate change is one of the biggest threats facing humanity, as extreme weather events present risks of death, health, and damage to relevant infrastructure.

Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has said that the reinvigorated road traffic policy is intended to save lives on the roads and not to inflict hardship on residents of FCT.

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) last week began enforcing the restriction of tricycle operations within the Federal Capital City (FCC).

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured that the Administration is committed to the establishment of Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone, as a step towards achieving Mr. President agenda of lifting 100 million youth out of poverty in the agricultural value chains.


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