Support my successor to sustain AMAC’s projects, Candido tells residents

March 25, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has urged residents to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration that would take over from him on May 20 in order for his legacies to be sustained. Speaking Friday in Abuja, during a valedictory visit to the Chief of Karu, Dr Emmanuel Kyauta Yepwi, the Sa’karuyi of Karu Read More

FCT council election: AMAC Chairman-elect hails Buhari, INEC, wants amended electoral bill signed

February 15, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The newly elected Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Christopher Zakka, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, Ministers of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other agencies for ensuring a free, fair and credible chairmanship and councillorship election in the area. Mr Zakka gave the commendation in Abuja while addressing newsmen on the just Read More

[Official] FCT council election: Like Kuje, Bwari, INEC declares PDP winner in AMAC

February 13, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

Like it did in Kuje and Bwari Area Councils, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship election held on Saturday in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), in the FCT Area Council election. There are 12 wards in AMAC, including Gwagwa, City Centre, Garki, Kabusa, Wuse, Gwarinpa, Jiwa, Gui, Karshi, Orozo, Karu and Nyanya. However, the All Progressives Read More

There are plans to declare AMAC election inconclusive, PDP alleges

February 13, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised alarm over plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declared the just concluded Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) election inconclusive. Director of Publicity for Chris Campaign Organisation, Hon. Emmanuel Inyang, who raised alarm on behalf of members of the party, alleged that intelligence report indicates that some people were trying to Read More

PICTURES: Incumbent AMAC chairman, Candido, votes, tells residents what to do in FCT council election

February 12, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, Saturday, at polling unit 002, Jiwa Ward, voted for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the FCT council election. Candido, who lamented the supreme court ruling that affected his preferred candidate, Alhassan Suleiman Gwagwa (Gwagwa), advised voters at the ward to vote for their preferred candidates. He said, “I Read More

FCT polls: APC candidate vows to improve AMAC’s development

February 9, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The chairmanship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Bala Iyah, has promised to embark on projects that would make a direct impact on the lives of residents if elected in the forthcoming FCT area council election. Iyah who made the promise while addressing party members as part of his campaign for the election Read More

AMAC 2022: Group launches campaign on women inclusion in politics

January 26, 2022 Paul Okah 0

A non-governmental organisation, Pink Vote Movement, has organised a sensitisation workshop for women, girls and residents of the FCT, ahead of the AMAC 2022 election holding on February 12, under the Pink Debate programme. Addressing reporters Tuesday in Abuja, Executive Director of Pink Vote Movement, Amb. Belema Meshack-Hart, said the organisation envisions a society where women will have their pride Read More

Why I seek to be AMAC chair – Amb. Horsfall

January 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

Ambassador Mina Horsfall is an aspirant for the chairmanship position of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on the platform of the National Rescue Movement Political Party. In this interview with ENE OSANG, she expresses concerns over changing things for the better in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Tell us more about yourself? I am a visionary and strategist with multiple Read More

AMAC chair, Aduda, others receive LEA outstanding performance award

December 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

In recognition of their contributions to the advancement of education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), especially in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), the Local Education Authority (LEA) Thursday gave awards to distinguished citizens in the council area. Those given award includes: AMAC chairman, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mrs. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, Senator representing the Read More

Short-changing customers: AMAC chair introduces mudu for FCT traders

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

As a result of allegations of cheating by traders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has introduced a new standard measurement (mudu) for traders within the Council. Speaking during the launch on Friday at Gosa market, Candido said a standard mudu “will curtail the bickering by traders and customers Read More

FCTA Taskteam demolishes brothels, worship centers at Kuchibedna

November 11, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The encroachment on right of way for major road infrastructure Thursday brought an end to no fewer than one hundred structures in Kuchibedna community, Gwarimpa Estate of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). Most of the affected structures were worship centres, brothels, makeshift open market, residential buildings, viewing centres and shanties purportedly serving as criminal hideouts in the community. It was Read More

NGOs conduct free medical care for the elderly

October 4, 2021 Paul Okah 0

A group of non-governmental organisations at the weekend organised a day free medical care for the older people and less privileged in the society. The exercise, which held at the primary health care centre, Jikwoyi, a suburb in Abuja, the nation’s capital, was to mark this year’s International Day of Older Persons. According to the organisers, Mr. Believe Odafe Ogbejeje Read More

AMAC chair constructs radio station, plaza for FCT residents

September 23, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has constructed a radio station for easy communication with residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and some parts of Nasarawa state, with transmission covering 9 kilometres and broadcasting in Gwandara, Gbagyi, Hausa and English. The radio station, christened AMAC Community Radio, 88.5 FM Karshi, Abuja, was commissioned Read More

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Foundation tasks Nigerians on Cooperate Social Responsibility

September 12, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Marcel Ofomata Foundation, has tasked Nigerians, especially cooperate organisations, to give back to the society through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Founder, Marcel Ofomata Foundation, and Chairman, Amaecom Group, Dr Marcel Ofomata, made the call during a visit to Darlez Care Home, Abuja, recently, as part of the Annual National Visitation to the Needy in Nigeria, a Read More

We’re committed to developing FCT rural communities – Minister

September 10, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

FCT Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has restated the commitment of her presebt administration to develop rural communities in line with the presidential deliverables. The minister stated this at the official inauguration of landmark projects executed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council. She also said in line with the current administration’s philosophy of continuity, Read More

AMAC chairman visits, condoles wife of late Blueprint reporter

August 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Blueprint newspaper reporter, Baba Yusuf, at his residence at Nyanya Gwandara, Nasarawa state. Late Yusuf died on Tuesday August 4, 2021. Yusuf was a member of AMAC Press Corps. The Chairman who condoled his wife, described Yusuf Read More

FCTA shares over N2B to area councils, stakeholders

July 29, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disbursed a total sum of N2,660, 740, 632.40 billion to the six area councils in the FCT as its share of statutory allocation for the month of June 2021. The figure shows a minimal drop of revenue from N2, 724,546,444.33 billion disbursed in the month of May to N2, 660, 740, 632.40 billion Read More

Sallah: Candido felicitates with Muslims, urges fervent prayers

July 20, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, adding that the significance of the period is to encourage piety and total commitment to Allah (SW). The AMAC chairman stated this Tuesday during his Sallah message in Abuja. He urged the Muslims to emulate Prophet Read More

AMAC withdraws Marshall Guards from transport activities

July 2, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) chairman, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has directed the withdrawal of AMAC Marshall Guards from all transport activities within the area council. A statement signed by his special assistant on media and public relations, Chief Dayo Lawal, indicated that the chairman made the decision in the interest of the public as a result of certain developments Read More