MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria – Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday visited Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno, along the shores of Lake Chad, held for long by boko haram insurgents.
Located 5km from Bosso in Niger Republic, Malam Fatori, the headquarters of Abadam LGA has remained a Boko Haram stronghold before it was recovered by the gallant troops of the Nigerian military.
Zulum undertook an assessment of destructions affected by the insurgents on public and private property.
Addressing journalists after the assessment tour, Zulum, assured that the State Government would fast track reconstruction in Malam Fatori to pave way for establishment of civil authorities.
He also commended the efforts of the Nigerian military in restoring peace in the State.
“I commend the effort of the Nigerian military, for the past six years they have never been defeated by anyone,” he said.
Zulum is the first civilian to visit the town since it liberation. Places visited by the Governor includes; Local Government Secretariat complex, Primary, Secondary Schools among others.
Prof. Zulum was accompanied by the Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly, Members of the State Executive Council, and other top Government officials, among others.