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Ahead of 2015 general elections, the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Monday released the postings of 21 Commissioners of Police to preside over State Commands.

It was gathered that in the past few weeks, the EFCC has recorded an upsurge in the number of reported cases of individuals, mostly low and middle income earners, who have been swindled after they responded to advertisement for subscription to own properties in many of the estates being promoted by unscrupulous developers in the FCT

Other members of the delegation are: the Chairman of the FCT Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board, Rev. (Dr.) Israel Akanji; Abuja Catholic Vicar-General, Rev. (Fr.) Innocent Jooji; Special Assistant to the Minister of State for FCT on Special Duties, Mrs. Funmi Aigbomian; Mazi Emmanuel Olugbuo, Rev. Bob Alonge of Capital Assembly Abuja; and the Director of FCT Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board, Dr. Lazarus Gaza, who is the Secretary of the Committee

Akinjide, who was represented by her Special Assistant on Area Councils, Alhaji Ibraheem Aminu Ibraheem, said the support of the FCT Administration for employment generation, poverty alleviation, business growth and wealth creation was consistent with the aspiration of the Federal Government to create employment for the growing youth population

The Minister of State for the FCT, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, who disclosed this at the meeting of the FCT Area Councils Joint Account Allocation Committee on Thursday in Abuja, said the area councils received N147.62 million from excess crude

Others include Nkechi Ejele, who moves from the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (Manpower Development Office) to Tourism, Culture and National Orientation; Dr. Henry Akpan, also of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (Special Duties) to Communication Technology; and Dr. Tunji Olaopa from Labour and Productivity to Youth Development