Abuja residents have commended the Director of FCT Park and Recreation, Hajia Riskatu AbdulAzeez, for her promptness in responding to evacuating a fallen tree along Ahmadu Bello way, Abuja.
The evacuation took place after a distress call to the FCT parks and recreation department.
The resident said the immediate and timely intervention of the parks and recreation department, saved alot of stranded motorists along Ahmadu Bello way Abuja, after a tree fell, and blocked the entire road.
Speaking to our correspondent, one of the motorists appreciate the director, Hajia Riskatu AbdulAzeez, for her quick intervention and yearning to remedy the situation.
“Women are also good managers of emergencies as reflected in her intervention. We commend her for this kind gesture, and encourage her to continue the good work”.
Another victim, Mrs. Victoria Anene, said she was restless when she got blocked by the tree.
” A large number of motorist driving during that period were stranded, but with the intervention of the department they were able to pass.The Fct minister is doing a great job for having such hardworking and serious department serving the populace”.
Another driver, who confided in our news reporter, said he was driving along the Ahmadu Bello way, when he suddenly came across the blockade.
“Eventually we saw men from the FCT parks and recreation department, coming to our rescue by cutting off the tree completely.This is commendable from a responsible government agency because this was an emergency.
After enquiries, we got to know that someone put up a volunteer call to the department and they acted swiftly”.