Zulum Disburses N400m, Distributes Food Items, Textiles To Over 90,000 IDPs, Residents Of Bama



Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State  on  Wednesday, distributed food items to over 90,000  male IDPs, returnee IDPs and residents of Bama town and it’s environs  as well  as disbursed  N400 cash and  distributed wrappers to   women IDPs, returnee IDPs and  residents of host communities in  Bama town.

The governor who personally coordinated and supervised the distribution and disbursement exercises simultaneously to ensure transparency and equality, insisted that all and sundry benefitted from the poverty alleviation scheme, while appealing to them to be calm, peaceful and remain law abiding as well as report any suspicious element that  threatens  peace and unity of the people.

He also assured the people of government’s continuous support and assistance in  easing their suffering and hardship, while plans have been concluded to ensure their livelihood stabilization.

Zulum further charged them to engage in farming and other business activities as security agents provide adequate safety of their lives and property, while agricultural implements and seedlings are being provided for the farming season.

It was  also observed that the male IDPs, returnee IDPs and residents of the host communities  defied heavy rainfall and  darkness at night, to collect free  food items as poverty alleviation from the state government, while   thousands  of female IDPs, returnee IDPs and residents of Bama town and environs lined up to collect wrappers and cash.

Top state government officials like  commissioners, members of the State House of Assembly, Bama LGC, community leaders, security operatives   and SEMA officials also participated and  supported the governor in the exercises.


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