MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria – Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Tuesday distributed food items and N125.5m cash to over 40,000 families in Damboa Local Government Area of the State.
Even as the visit came two days after the dreaded insurgents made an attempt to infiltrate the town where several of them were neutralized during the failed attempt.
The governor spent the night in Damboa coordinating humanitarian and developmental support with a view to providing social amenities to the citizens.
Each of the 14,900 males received a bag of rice, a bag of maize grits, and a bag of beans; while 25,100 female household received N5,000 cash and wrapper.
Addressing the beneficiaries, Zulum explained that the rice distributed was part of Federal Government’s donation to the State through the Nigerian Customs Service; and expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the support to the State.