MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria – Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has approved the construction of new mega secondary school in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area of the state.
He disclosed this on Friday, June 5, 2020 while addressing thousands of Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) and host communities in Pulka town.
Prior to the visit, Zulum had ordered deployment of trailers load of varieties of food and non-food items in which he intended to directly supervise the strict distribution to displaced and vulnerable citizens in Pulka.
Over 20,000 IDPs and residents of Pulka benefited from the varieties of palliative items.
In his remarks, Zulum extended appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Northeast Development Commission, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Dangote Foundation for their enormous contributions.
Zulum also visited Kirawa, a border community in Gwoza LG where he assessed public and private buildings destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents.
On sighting the Governor’s convoy, thousands of Kirawa residents taking refuge in the Republic of Cameroon crossed into Nigeria, seven years after they were forced into the neighbouring country
The Governor assured the people of his administration’s commitment to resettled them, “We are here purposely to examine the security architecture of this very important town, Kirawa.
“We have started interfacing with the Nigerian Military with the view to resettling the people of Kirawa. But the most important thing we have to do now is to ensure minimum security in the town.
“As far as the Government of Borno is concerned, you can see the Commissioner for RRR is here. We are ready and committed to ensure people are resettled into this community.”
Other communities to be resettled in Gwoza LG includes: Ngoshe, Warabe, Ashgashiya and Hambagda.