ABUJA, Nigeria – Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Tuesday led a high delegation of elders and stakeholders from Borno and Yobe States to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
The delegation had Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, former Governors of Borno state, Ashiek Zarma, Senator Kashim Shettima, Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Umar Garbai Elkanemi; and Emir of Fika, Alhaji Muhammadu Idrissa.
The meeting, it was learnt, focused on sustaining recent gains made by the military in the fight against Boko Haram in the northeast.
The interaction also discussed resettlement of the Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) to safe communities and villages, rehabilitation and reconstruction of major Federal roads in Borno and Yobe States, among others.
Fielding questions from Journalists shortly after the meeting, Zulum said the President had assured of sustained military offensive in the ongoing operations in Borno and other parts of the northeast.