FCTA officials visit victims’ families afetced by Dei-Dei Market clash.

Written by on May 23, 2022

Officials of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have visited and condoled with the families of victims of Dei-dei Market clash between commercial motorcyclists and traders.

The FCT Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, who led the delegation, also met with leaders of the affected traders, both Igbo and Hausa communities, political leaders as well as the Emir of Jiwa, Alhaji Musa Idris.

He also announced the release of a cash token being handled by the Mandate Secretary, FCT Area Councils’ Services Secretariat, to cushion their pains.

The permanent secretary thanked the Emir of Jiwa for his usual quick interventions, support and fatherly role.

Responding on behalf of families of the victims, Malam Ibrahim Idriss, who lost a relative simply identified as Harisu during the crisis, described the visit as a welcome development.

Also, Chief of Igbo Community in Deidei, Tochukwu Nzediegwu thanked the FCT Minister for sending a delegation to visit and commiserate with the affected families noting that the FCT minister’s decision to order the immediate closure of markets in the area had helped to reduce tension and escalation of the crisis.

Seun Fakorede

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