Daily Trust (Abuja)

3 December 2012

Nigeria: Minister Appoints New FCT Water Board Director

FCT Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed has approved the appointment of Engr. Jiniya Bidda Anto as the acting director of FCT Water Board.

According to a statement from Muhammad Hazat Sule, assistant director/chief press secretary to the FCT Minister, the appointment is also intended to boost the morale of the staff serving under the board, by spurring them to greater heights.

Engr. Anto, who is a Civil Engineer, joined the services of the FCT Administration in 1986, and until the recent appointment, was the deputy director engineering at the FCT Water Board.

"This appointment is part of the minister's on-going efforts aimed at re-positioning agencies under the FCT Administration to enable them serve the residents better by increasing efficiency and performance.

"The Minister remarked that this change is an on-going process and therefore warned directors/heads of FCT agencies to sit up by improving on their performances in consonance with the Transformation Agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan," the statement added.

The appointment which is with immediate effect is however on an acting capacity.

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