Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has sent-off three of her directors who are expected to bow out of service this month and next month respectively, having put in the mandatory years of service required by law.
The retiring directors were feted at a valedictory session held in their honour on Wednesday.
The retiring directors are: Director, Establishment and Training; Malam Salihu Mohammad,Director,Water Board,Malam Hudu Bello; and Director, Engineering Department of the FCDA, Engr.Adamu Alfa Abu. Although Engr. Abu retired in January this year, he was however, invited and officially sent-off by the management along with the other two retiring directors in line with the tradition of the current leadership of FCT Administration of giving befitting send-off to her outstanding retiring staff.
FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr.Babatope Ajakaiye who spoke during the session which coincided with the monthly Management meeting at the FCDA Conference Hall in Abuja, was full of encomiums for the trio.
Dr.Ajakaiye, among other glowing commendations described the three out-going directors as people who have contributed immensely towards the development of the FCT.
Speaking further, the Permanent Secretary extolled profusely the passion and commitment of the three directors in ensuring that they leave FCT better than they met it, adding that their legacies would remain indelible in the annals of the territory.
Dr. Ajakaiye further remarked that the retiring officers were thoroughbred professionals with institutional memory on the FCT. While challenging other staff to emulate their impressive performance, the Permanent Secretary used the occasion to charge management staff to reflect on their lives and duties.
Other management staff also joined the Permanent Secretary to pour praises on their out-going colleagues, describing them as upright and patriotic citizens.
Responding, the three directors thanked the leadership of FCT Administration for according them the honour, while assuring the Administration of their willingness to assist if called upon.
Tony Odey,Press Secretary,Office of the FCT Permanent Secretary.