IDPs Zulum : Shares Food, Items, N24m Cash to 1200 Vulnerable Citizens in Borno

IDPs Zulum : Shares Food, Items, N24m Cash to 1200 Vulnerable Citizens in Borno

Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri

Borno State Governor,  Babagana Umara Zulum, has distributes food items and the sum of N24m in cash to 1,200 vulnerable citizens who returned from Pulka and Maiduguri,

Zulum, who disclosed this during paid a supervised visit, at Ngoshe town in Gwoza local government of Borno state, said that the gesture is humanitarian activities in Ngoshe, Warabe and Pulka, all in Gwoza Local Government Area of Southern Borno.

According to him, each household received a 50kg bag of maize, 1 bag of 50kg sorghum, a 25kg bag of beans, a 12.5kg bag of rice, 5 litres of cooking oil, other condiments and N20,000 cash.

The distribution, Zulum said, was to continually support resettled communities before the rainy season during which they are expected to undertake agricultural activities in safety in farmlands as part of livelihoods.

Governor Zulum also assessed basic amenities after which he ordered the State Universal Basic Education Board to immediately provide furniture and ensure Ngoshe Central Primary School is reopened in two weeks. The school project is currently at 95 percent completion level.

Also visited by the governor was an ongoing Ngoshe Primary Healthcare Centre where he charged the contractor to accelerate the completion to enable health workers provide services to the community.

Recall that the citizens returned to Ngoshe on the 15th of October 2020, after clearance from the military

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