By: Abubakar Sani

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, has approved the confirmation of Four (4) Acting Directors of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), as substantive Directors.

Similarly, the Minister has also approved the creation of Three (3) new Departments as well as the appointment of Five (5) new Directors.

The Executive Secretary of the FCDA, Engr. Shehu Hadi-Ahmad, disclosed this, while briefing journalists in his office, on Friday.

The Executive Secretary said those whose appointments have been confirmed include Director of Public Building, Arch. Olugbadebo Adebowale Ademo; Director, Engineering Services, Engr. Ferdinand Obiora Ezeoha; Director, Engineering Design and Evaluation, Engr. Abdulkadir Bello Tunau; Director, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Tpl. Yahaya Abubakar while Arch. Celestine Sunday Eze was confirmed as the Director of Special Duties in the Office of the Executive Secretary.

Engr. Hadi-Ahmad further explained that substantive Directors were also appointed for the newly created Departments.

According to him, those appointed are Aminu Gaya Aliyu, Director, Human Resources Management Department; Hauwa Asabe Mohammed, Director, Finance and Accounts Department; while the new Department of Engineering Infrastructure Rehabilitation has Engr. Jatto Abdulkareem as Director.

Others are Director of Procurement, Rasheed Salimonu; while Maryam Ada Ameh is to oversee the Internal Audit Department.

The Executive Secretary added that as part of efforts to ensure that staff enjoy their entitlements even after retirement, Tpl. Abioye Musibau, who retired in Acting capacity as Acting Director in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning, was confirmed as a substantive Director.

Engr. Hadi-Ahmad enjoined the new Directors to live up to the confidence reposed on them by the FCT Administration.