President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Acknowledges Nyesom Wike’s Role as Adviser and FCT Minister

President Tinubu welcomes Rivers state delegation, declares Nyesom Wike as both FCT Minister and adviser, addressing infrastructure concerns, urging patience, and pledging commitment to Nigeria’s development.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Acknowledges Nyesom Wike's Role as Adviser and FCT Minister

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Acknowledges Nyesom Wike’s Role as Adviser and FCT Minister

In a surprising revelation today, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu welcomed a high-powered 62-man delegation from Rivers state at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. During this meeting, he made a noteworthy statement, declaring that the former governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, not only serves as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) but also acts as his adviser.


President Tinubu addressed the concerns of Rivers State stakeholders, particularly focusing on infrastructure development, highlighting the deteriorating condition of the Elementary junction-Onne axis of the East West Road, which links the Port Harcourt Refinery.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu was quoted as saying, “The Honourable Minister, Wike, is not just the Minister of FCT, he is also my adviser and an admirer of mine. He has hit the ground running and he should be encouraged by the State.”

Additionally, the President advised the younger generation to exercise patience with the government’s processes, emphasizing his role as the “Captain and Chief Salesman” of the country. He expressed determination to reverse ongoing trends and deliver positive results within a short timeframe, recognizing the high expectations of the Nigerian people.

President Tinubu concluded by pledging to work tirelessly and seeking divine guidance to fulfill his responsibilities and not disappoint the citizens of Nigeria. 

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