Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director General Council For Art and Culture (NCAC). Has stated that his current travails is kinked to his patriotic desire to protect and defend government property owned by National Council and for Arts and Culture.
Otunba, disclosed this in Abuja in a press briefing, 10 January 2020. that the property, Art and Craft Village (opposite Abuja Sheraton) valued at 9.8 billion is the reason behind why some people wanted him to hounded into jail and removed from office because he refused to dance to their tunes.
Runsewe further revealed that government property was turned into a drug den, a holdbay and rented house for hooligans and criminal, a depot for illegal arms and Sunday criminal activities.
He said that this activities has turned the place to security threat not only to Abuja residents but to foreigners who engaged in early hours exercises through the street in the morning and were molested by criminals from this location.
“The Art and Craft Village belongs to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it dose not belong to me but to the Nigeria people he said..”
Runsewe noted that it is imperative to clear the air on this issue to help stem the tide of negative reactions and to reassure Nigeria that all hands must be on deck to protect the interest of any property that belong to Nigeria.
The Art and Craft will provide over 300 jobs to Nigeria and reduce crime rate Runsewe added…