In order to enhance the security of lives and property in the Federal Capital City at all times, the FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed, has directed the Department of Facilities Maintenance and Management to as a matter of priority replace all streetlight poles knocked down by accident vehicles.
The Minister, who gave this directive on Friday in his office, restated that the replacement of these Streetlight poles would go a long way in providing full illumination of the entire city at night, thereby enhancing the security surveillance of the Federal Capital City.
In a statement Signed by the Vhief Press Secretary Sule Mohammad, The FCT Minister reminded the Department that maintenance of public facilities has always been part and parcel of the Transformation Agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Minister also directed that all the potholes found in the City should be patched to further enhance ease movement of vehicles thereby reducing traffic gridlock often experienced at peak hours in the Abuja metropolis.
He further instructed that all drainages be cleared and maintained to de-flood the roads and streets within the Federal Capital City, Abuja in preparation for the next raining season.
Senator Mohammed announced that the activities of undesirable elements vandalizing Manhole and Gully inlet covers would soon be a thing of the past as his Administration is already working to replace the stolen covers with ductile iron, which would remain worthless, if stolen.
He therefore called on all the residents of the Federal Capital Territory to join hands with the authorities in maintaining all the public facilities in the Territory for the common good of all Nigerians.