The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello on Thursday Commiserated with victims of the EndSars protest in Apo and Dutse area of the Federal Capital Territory.
Mohammed while on an inspection visit to the scenes of the incidence in Abuja noted that the Federal Capital Territory Administration will do all that it takes to ensure peace and harmony in the affected communities.
The Minister, however, call on the residents not to allow external forces infiltrate their midst but embrace peaceful co-existence among themselves.
“I want to assure you that we will do all that it takes to ensure that there is peace and harmony in these communities”.
He further assured that those whose properties were destroyed will be duly compensated.
“To those that have been encountered with the destruction of their properties, by the grace of God, the FCT Administration will ensure that you are adequately compensated”.
Similarly, the minister assured that the FCTA having reviewed the damages said a team has been set up to analyze the extent of damages and further restore their losses.
According to the minister, Abuja is for all and under no circumstances should anyone be allowed to perpetrate evil and destruction in the city.
The Minister of State, FCT, Ramatu Tijani apologized for the losses incurred and appeal to all to remain calm and protect each other’s investment.
She, however, call on the protesters to give time for the government to deliberate and provide solutions.
Responding, the Chairman, Apo Traders Association, Mr John Chiemeze noted that they were not part of the Endsars protesters but so unfortunate that they were affected.
He thereby pleaded for development of the area which will curb future damages.
“Please protect us and our belongings, we have been in Abuja for over forty years and has been peaceful, solve our problems, we cannot continue this way, when you go around, the cars that they destroyed is over 200 million naira”