2027: I will not fight Tinubu, says Wike.

2027: I will not fight Tinubu, says Wike.

Explaining NIN, BVN requirements for Abuja land certification

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike yesterday declared that he will not contest President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the 2027 presidential election.

Mr Wike, while explaining that the pursuit of justice was the main reason why he and four other governors known as G5 governors supported Mr Tinubu’s presidential ambitions, expressed his determination for the success of the Tinubu administration. repeated.

According to the minister, good character should never be compromised at the altar of politics.

Speaking to journalists in Abuja, he pointed out that he would have nothing against Tinubu in 2027 as he was instrumental in getting him elected president and was appointed FCT minister.

“Tinubu appointed me as FCT Minister and I will not allow anyone to collapse our political structure. No!

“Tinubu made me a servant. People don’t understand. I have character. What will happen in 2027? I will stand up and say I will not support injustice. They threatened to do this and that to me. They tried many options, including appointing a major general.”

Asked for an update on his confrontation with Rivers State Governor Simu Hubara, Wike, who had initially said he did not want to talk about the matter, clarified: “I don’t want to talk about it. Then you will know the person. If he does not give a person power and money, do not say that he knows the person.

“He could be your friend. He could be your son, sister, mother, father. I don’t want to get into that.”

He lamented that within just three months of taking office, Hubala may try to destroy the structure that produced him as governor.

“It’s sad when in three months someone dissolves the political organization that supported and nurtured you. You know what hurts? All these suspicions make me smile. Who and who is he? “Have you been sitting there with me? Be grateful for everything you do in life, no matter the circumstances. No gentleman or politician would support this kind of thing.” He said.

Regarding the new requirements for land acquisition in the FCT, particularly the introduction of the National Identification Number (NIN) and Biometric Number (BVN) to the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O), the Minister said the new features are for safety and revenue. said. generation.

Wike also pointed out that existing landowners in the capital will need to obtain recertification to incorporate these new features.

“There are a lot of inconsistencies and a lot of duplicates of C-of-O. So we came up with the idea that every allottee applying for C-of-O has to submit a NIN. This is one of the features we plan to introduce in the new C-of-O.

“If a legal entity does not have a NIN and owns real estate, it will have to enter a BVN. So many people are not registered, so this will force them to re-register.” he said.

On the issue of existing landlords with C-of-O, Mr Wike said they would only have to pay a nominal fee for recertification.

“Everyone who has a C-of-O comes to get recertified so they can incorporate a NIN or BVN.

“Those who previously had a C-of-O will not have to pay any money again. The maximum amount they can pay is 50,000 Naira and a corporation will pay 100,000 Naira. “It helps with security. It also helps with revenue. Some people own seven properties, so this will help them be identified and pay their taxes,” he said. Stated.

Source: guardian.ng

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