MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria – Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday has directed the immediate rehabilitation of destroyed property, and construction of additional houses to enable more people return to Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The governor who visited Ajiri had interaction with the security operatives maintaining law and order in the town, and afterwards met with fleeing residents who are taking refuge in Mafa to facilitate their return.
He urged the residents to be resilient and support the security personnel to defend their community.
The Governor commended the military personnel in the town for their doggedness and sacrifice; saying, “The current crop of military personnel are strong, they have been doing a wonderful job. We came to see them and boost their moral.”
It would be recalled that on May 5, 2021, insurgents launched an attack on Ajiri community where 8 people were killed and houses destroyed.