FCT Minister Issues Statement on National Mosque Demolition Claims

Former presidential media aide, Bashir Ahmad has debunked trending reports that the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike is about to demolish the National Mosque in Abuja.

Ahmad said the Minister has no such plans and has not given such orders.

He quoted a statement from the Federal Capital Territory, noting that the mosque’s allocated land remains untouched, and the construction is at a considerable distance from the mosque building itself.

Naija News understands the road construction project is in the pipeline, but would not affect the National Mosque as being speculated in some quarters.

Wike Not Demolishing National Mosque, Bashir Ahmad Clarifies

Former presidential media aide, Bashir Ahmad has debunked trending reports that the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike is about to demolish the National Mosque in Abuja.

FCT Ministry Issues Statement on National Mosque Demolition Claims

Ahmad quoted a statement from the Federal Capital Territory, noting that the mosque’s allocated land remains untouched, and the construction is at a considerable distance from the mosque building itself.

National Mosque Demolition Claims False, Says FCT Ministry

The FCT Ministry has clarified that Wike is not planning to demolish parts of the National Mosque in Abuja for road expansion, as widely circulated.

Wike Has No Plans to Demolish National Mosque, Ahmad Says

Ahmad said that Wike has no plans to demolish the National Mosque and has not given such orders.

Conclusion

The FCT Ministry’s statement and Ahmad’s clarification should put to rest the speculation that Wike is planning to demolish the National Mosque. The road construction project that is in the pipeline will not affect the mosque.