Zulum launches 500 houses for victims of insurgency in Logumani

Zulum commissions houses
Governor Babagana Zulum , Shehu of Dikwa, Ibrahim Ibn Umar El-kanemi amongst other dignitaries during the commissioning of 500 resettlement houses for IDPs in Loguman community


By SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri –

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has commissioned 500 resettlement houses for internally displaced persons (IDPs) on Sunday in Logumani community of Ngala LGA of the state.

The newly constructed Logumani community made up of units of two-bedroom semi-detached low-cost houses, with basic amenities such as a primary school, health centre, police station , solar street light and borehole as source of water.


The newly commissioned houses

The houses were distributed to over 500 families which the governor said was part of Borno State Government’s efforts to provide shelter for people displaced by Boko Haram conflict.

Logumani residents were displaced as a result of the activities of Boko Haram insurgents. They were previously taking refuge in Dikwa, Ngala and other communities.

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum

The governor in his address gave assurance that his administration would not relent in providing basic services to people of the state.

“I want to commend our partners, Germany, the UK, the UNDP and others for donating to the stabilization facility that makes this possible. I want to assure you that the government of Borno State will not relent in providing necessities to its people”, Zulum said.

In their goodwill messages, , the Shehu of Dikwa, Ibrahim Ibn Umar El-kanemi, the Senator for Borno Central, Barrister Kaka Shehu Lawan, member House of Representatives for Bama, Ngala, and Kala-Balge constituency, Dr Zainab Gimba commended Governor Zulum for the leadership he has been providing.

Othersl include member ’House of Assembly representing Ngala Local Government, Hon. Bukar Abatcha, and the Caretaker Chairman of Ngala, Abdurrahman Abhlkarim.

.. Shares livelihood support for the returnees

Meanwhile, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum distributed livelihood support package to returnees that were displaced for nearly a decade by Boko Haram insurgency.

The governor presented allocation letters of houses to some of the beneficiaries with each male and female heads of households receiving N50,000 in cash.

Other items they received were one bull and one cow, a bag of rice and maize grain, a water pump, clothing materials, seedlings, and insecticide to boost irrigation farming. Meanwhile, female beneficiaries that are housewives each received N20,000 in cash and a wrapper.

Zulum expressed gratitude to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his commitment to addressing the security challenges faced in Borno State. He also commended the Nigerian military for their sacrifices in combating criminal activities.

The governor’s entouraged to Logumani had the member House of Representatives for Marte, Monguno, and Nganzai constituency, Engr. Bukar Talba, members of Borno State House of Assembly, commissioners, and other senior government officials.

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