Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda  progressing – Wike 

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, weekend said the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda is progressing.

Wike stated that it is an agenda that emphasises not only economic advancement but also the enhancement of infrastructural systems and empowerment of Nigerians.

He stated this Saturday at the FCT Minister’s Press Corps retreat themed: “Building an Environment that Benefits a Smart City’ held in Keffi, Nasarawa state.

Wike said the recent steps taken by the FCT Administration to bolster its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) signify a commitment to self-sufficiency and sustainable growth.

He said boosting FCTA’s IGR is a testament to the dedication in fostering economic resilience and reducing dependence on federal allocations.

The minister hailed journalists for effective grasping of issues confronting FCTA and how to tackle them.

Wike who was represented by the Director Press, Office of the FCT Minister, Anthony Ogunleye, said: “Your theme for this retreat which is “Building an Environment That Benefits a Smart City. Healthy Café: A Step Towards Effective City
Management’ is very apt.

He emphasised the critical importance of innovation, sustainability, and effective city management in the collective pursuit of progress adding that it could not have come at a better time than now.

“By adopting this theme, you are once again demonstrating your support and partnership in governance as well as helping the administration by brainstorming on a major issue in the management of the city.
“I therefore, commend you for your high sense of purpose and thorough grasp of the developmental issues confronting the FCT
Administration as it works to launch the city into the circle of the best cities in the world. I acknowledge your passion for the city and your partnership with the administration through which you have proven that the media and the government can be partners in progress.

“I commend your dedication in orchestrating this insightful gathering which aligns seamlessly with our aspirations for a brighter future that resonates with the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu,” he said.