By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
The Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) a leading youth organization in Northern Nigeria, has hailed the appointment of former Governor of River State, Nyesom Wike as the FCT Minister.
Mohammed Salihu Danlami, speaker of the group in a statement in Kaduna yesterday, said, “We extend our heartfelt commendations to President Tinubu for making this excellent choice, ensuring that round pegs are placed in round holes.
“The Arewa Youth Assembly acknowledges the remarkable achievements of Mr. Wike during his tenure as governor, which have undoubtedly contributed to his wealth of experience and capability which will be brought to bear in this new role. His dedication to public service, development initiatives, and commitment to the welfare of his constituents greatly impressed us.”
The group pledged its unwavering support to the newly appointed FCT Minister and urged all residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to do the same, saying that having demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a profound understanding of governance, it expressed confident in Mr. Wike’s ability to bring about positive changes in the FCT.
The group called on Mr. Wike to address the persistent gridlock affecting the Abuja-Nyanya route, stressing that the issue has caused significant inconvenience to commuters and has long been a matter of great concern.
“We believe that the collective efforts of the Minister and the support of the residents will help proffer lasting solutions to this problem,” the statement explained.
The Arewa Youth Assembly expressed its heartfelt prayers for a successful tenure for the newly appointed FCT Minister and expressed confident that under his able leadership, the FCT will witness further progress, development, and prosperity.