The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Gida Mustapha has reiterated that about 160 communities throughout the federation have benefitted from the federal government accrued share of Ecological Fund.
Mustapha said this over the weekend while responding to journalists at the commissioning and handing over ceremony of the Federal Government’s awarded, executed and completed projects of Erosion and Road Improvement works at Lugbe and Gully Erosion and Flood Control Works at Wuye respectively, under Abuja Municipal Area Council, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
He said that the communities are very grateful to the Federal Government because most of them were witnessing the presence of the Federal Government for the first time within their locality courtesy of the present administration.
He noted that the 1% Ecological and derivation Fund accrued to the Federal services the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Great Green Wall (GGW), Ecological Fund Office (EFO) and other agency at the directive of Mr. President.
According to him, EFO which is under the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation intervenes in virtually all the thirty-six states of the Federation including FCT.
Boss Mustapha who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, at the commissioning and hand-over ceremonies at Lugbe and Wuye reiterated the present administration’s promise that no part of the country would be neglected under this administration owing to its geographical location or political considerations.
Responding to the projects, the Executive Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido appreciated the efforts of the Federal Government on the projects.
He appreciated Mr President, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ecological Fund Office and the contractor for seeing to the award and completion of the projects at AMAC.