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25 Years Development plan, APC Chieftain in Borno Commends Zulum’s Initiative



25 Years Development Plan, APC Chieftain in Borno commends Zulum’s initiative

By Madu Mohammed Maiduguri

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno state, Hon Yusuf Adamu has commenced the vision and initiatives of Governor Babagana Zulum for kicking up and unveiling a 25 year Development Plan (DP) and 10 years Strategic Transformation Plan (STP) as part of post insurgency recovery process from over decade of insurgency.

Speaking to newsmen in an interview,, yesterday in Maiduguri Alhaji Yusuf Adamu said the initiative of Governor Zulum is a manifestation of good governance, love and passion Zulum’s APC- led administration has for the people of Borno state.

Adamu who was State Secretary of the the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) stated that government which is a continuous process, the Development Plan has come to stay, as anyone who may succeed Zulum after his tenure should continue from where he stopped in repositioning Borno to a greater height.

“The formal launch of the 25 years Development Plan (DP) and 10 year Strategic Transformation Plan (STP) by governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum is not only timely, but a manifestation of good governance.
“Likewise, the scheme and the policy to relocate all IDPs back to their ancestral homes on or before May 2021 is a welcome development, in addition to restore the old-age honour, dignity and prosperity of our people”, Adamu stressed.

He further said “I am particularly impressed with the five drivers of the strategic Pillars which were anchored on Human Capital Development, Leadership in Agriculture, Healthy Citizenry, Sustainable Environment and Regional Trade Hub, with four enabling strategic pillars which are: Reconstruct, Rehabilitate and Resettle, Purposeful Infrastructure, Accountable Governance, Peace and Security. “

While appreciating the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari, the gallantry and sacrifices of the military, other security agencies and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) for the fight against Boko Haram which has led to the relative peace in the state and the north East in general, said the plan when implemented will not take Borno to it’s past glory but make it line of the developed state in the country.

Going down a memory lane, the APC Chieftain recalled that South Korea was once declared the second poorest in the World due to its civil war, but because of good vision and support from all stakeholders, South Korea came up victorious and now one of the leading producers of Electronics in the whole world.

He therefore called on all stakeholders irrespective of political or religious differences to key into Zulum’s policies and programmes for the betterment of the state

It could’ be recalled that Zulum on Saturday in Maiduguri unveiled the development plan which was launched by Hon. Minister of Finance, Dr Zainab Shamsuna, ably represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Aliyu Shinkafi, with Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Hon Isa Pantami in attendance among others international and national dignitaries graced the occasion.

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Qatar Government Pledges Support For Yobe State



Qatar Government pledges support For Yobe state

By Daily Hint, Abuja

The state of Qatar has pledged to support Yobe state government in building infrastructure across the state.

The Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Abdulaziz Mubarak Al-Muhamadi, stated this on Friday when Governor Mai Mala Buni paid him a courtesy visit.

Al-Muhamadi said Qatar would construct schools, clinics and water facilities among others to complement government efforts to improve the lives of the people.

“The state of Qatar will support your government to improve the lives of your people with befitting facilities” he assured.

The Ambassador said the State of Qatar would also consider direct flight from Qatar to Yobe state through the Damaturu International cargo airport when completed to support direct investment into the state.

Governor Buni said Yobe state government would provide the necessary support for the partnership to succeed.

“This opportunity will support our programme and focus on infrastructural and economic development in the state” Buni said.

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Borno Federal Lawmaker, Hon. Satomi Empowers 250 Youths, Women Women With N25 Million Cash, As 1000 Others Gets Food Items





Member House of Representatives, Jere federal constituency in Borno state, Hon. Ahmed Satomi has on Wednesday shared a total of N25 million to 250 beneficiaries, even as about 1000 vulnerable groups got food items.

Just yesterday Satomi distributed food items to over 700 widows, mostly whose husbands were killed by Boko Haram sect in the constituency.

Recalled that the Lawmaker had recently doled out N47 million to better the lives of his people and make them economically self -reliant in this period of Ramadan fasting.

Speaking while distributing the monies and relief items to his electorate in Maiduguri, the lawmaker said apart from this gesture, he will ensure that dividends of democracy and inclusive representation achieved across all the political wards in the constituency.

He said, the beneficiaries of the cash which is in categories would get N250,000, N100,000, and 50,000 each, depending on their scale of businesses and farming capabilities.

While the other 1000 households got a bag of rice, sugar, cartons of spaghetti, milk and other condiments.

According to Satomi, the idea of assisting people, especially the vulnerable ones in the society was to reduce the rate of economic hardship and joblessness among youths and women groups, encourage the spirit of self- reliance and wealth creation in the society.

“All I need from the beneficiaries is to put into proper us the donations received and see that they empower themselves and other people through their businesses. This is the aim of the gesture and I urge them to be prudent,” he said.

Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Executive Chairman of Jere Council, Hon Gujja Tom thanked Satomi for always giving out assistance and supports to members of his constituency, especially at this critical time of needs.

He promised that the monies and items donated would reach all beneficiaries judiciously and timely.

 He therefore called on all and sundry to pray for good health and protection of Hon Satomi at all times, even as he said, the people of Jere are highly proud and satisfied with Satomi as their representative at the Lower Chamber.

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Development: Gov. Buni Meets Qatari Consultant on partnership



Development: Gov. Buni meets Qatari Consultant on partnership

By Daily Hint, Abuja

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, the executive Governor of Yobe state, and APC National Chairman, yesterday, met with a Qatari based consultant Mr. Izid bih El Jouneid and discussed extensively on areas of partnership to improve education and economy of the state.

Izid was accompanied by the state commissioner for Basic Education Dr. Mohammed Sani Idris.

The discussion also considered areas where Non Governmental Organizations could assist the state government to support education in the state.

The governor welcomed the development saying it will complete government efforts in moving education in the state.

He commended the consultant for considering the state for the intervention.

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