Reps reject Ministerial slot for FCT

The Nigeria House of Representatives on Thursday voted against ministerial slot for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Indigenous people of FCT had always clamoured for a ministerial slot and state of their own.

On Wednesday,  when the Senate voted in favor of a ministerial slot for FCT at the ongoing constitution amendment process. This call for jubilation that rented the air in Abuja metropolis and among the indigenes,

However, the story was not the same at the green chamber, as the clause did not get the required two-thirds votes of the members.

Out of 292 members who registered their presence, only 191 voted in favor of the FCT ministerial slot; 91 voted against it while 3 members abstained.

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