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Igbos demands FCT Minister

2015-04-15 15:02
Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE

Abuja - Igbo businessmen in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have urged the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari to consider appointing a person from their ethnic group as the FCT Minister, reports Daily Post.

They recommended that Buhari should either make an Igbo man a Minister with an indigene as the Minister of state or vice versa.

Also read: Abuja Residents Forum wants Kwankwanso as FCT minister

Friday Ugoala, Chairman of Zaudan Pazeri Property Owners Association, who spoke on behalf of the businessmen on Tuesday, said the massive investments the Igbos have in Abuja should be a factor that Buhari must consider.

He noted that they are demanding for the slot to ensure that their investments are protected in Abuja.

Read more at Daily Post.

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