Zulum distributes palliatives, N275m to 100,000 vulnerable households in Monguno

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum

 

By SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri –

 

In continued efforts to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal and resettlement drive of Borno State Government, Prof. Babagana Zulum on Monday visited Baga town and Monguno town of Kukawa and Monguno Local Government respectively.

In Kukawa, the governor transverse 20km of Lake Chad, inspected ongoing projects, and awarded new ones in Mongonu.

Governor Zulum past two nights, early Tuesday morning at about 5:30 am he coordinated the distribution of palliatives to the most vulnerable families.

The 55,000 females received wrappers and 5000 naira each while 45,000 males received 25kg of Rice and 10kg of Beans respectively.

Briefing newsmen, Gov. Zulum disclosed that the palliative distribution will continue till all IDPs are resettled back to their ancestral homes and till the end of his tenure.

This is part of Gov. Zulum led administration’s cardinal objectives for improving the standards of living of the good people of Borno state. This effort is also geared toward the fulfillment of those promises the Governor Made during electioneering campaigns which include improving the security, jobs creation, and revival of Agricultural activities,

Other measures taken by the Zulum-led administration to cushion the adverse effects of the fuel subsidy removal are also provision of free buses to convey farmers to their various farmland.

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