Abuja’s status as the Federal Capital of Nigeria is a strong constitutional provision that no individual or group, including the President, can change.
The status of Abuja can only change if there is a constitutional amendment to that effect and the cumbersome and controversial process of changing or altering the constitution is well known.
President Tinubu cannot change the capital of Nigeria to Lagos and I believe he will not. But we should remind ourselves that many federal establishments are not headquartered in the FCT, the example is that NECO HQ is in Minna, NBTE is in Kaduna, and NDDC is in PH. Nigerian Railway HQ is still in Ebute meta, Lagos.
Some of the HQs of Federal agencies were deliberately cited outside Abuja because of the interest of those in power in the past. Some Agencies are still outside Abuja because their Abuja Headquarters building is yet to be built.
However, people have the right to express their opinion including raising issues when they feel suspicious of any move. That is democracy.
I want to see Senators and Reps you elected stand up on the floor of their chambers and speak intelligently on matters like this to set the record straight and calm the nerves.