FG to restore infrastructure damaged by flood -Akinjide
October 26, 2012 15:05
Abuja, Oct. 26, 2012 (NAN) The Minister of State for Federal Capital Terrietory( FCT), Ms Olajumoke Akinjide, has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government's commitment to restore the infrastructure damaged by flood.
Akinjide said this on Friday in Abuja while answering questions from journalists when she led a delegation of FCT clerics to pay Sallah homage to the President and vice President.
"As far as the flood is concerned, the President has given his last word on it and he has been going about the flood affected areas.
"The president is doing everything he can to put the infrastructure that was damaged back into place and to make sure that farmers have everything they need in terms of agro seeds so that there will not be food shortage.
"The president has assured that the farmland affected is a small percentage of Nigeria farm land."
Akinjide, who also congratulated the Muslim faithful on the celebration of Eid-El-Kabir, urged them to continue to pray for the nation and the present administration.
She called on FCT residents to maintain peace and cooperation during and after the celebration. (NAN)