Resettlement, Zulum in Logumani, approves construction of 500 houses
By Madu Mohammed, , Maiduguri
In his efforts to fast track the post insurgency Resettlement and recovery drive the Borno State Governor, Prof Banagana Zulum, was on, Sunday, in Logumani, a community in Ngala Local Government Area where he approved the construction of 500 houses for the community pickup the pieces of their lives.
The Governor who traveled by road in the early hours of Sunday from Maiduguri and returned at night, approved the construction of 500 resettlement houses to accommodate returnees.
It could be recalled that Logumani residents were displaced as a result of the activities of Boko Haram insurgents for over seven years.
Governor Zulum also announced support for residents of Logumani to enable them rebuild their homes, destroyed by insurgents.
While in Logumani, Zulum further directed the State Rural Water Supply Agency (RUWASA) to construct a new deep aquifer borehole that will address water needs of returning IDPs.
During the visit, the governor also interacted with residents of Logumani, who are taking refuge in Dikwa town and discussed modalities of returning them back to their ancestral homes.
Like any other places visited, Governor Zulum , while Logumani held meeting with military commanders, volunteers youths, council chairmen and resident traditional heads and community leaders to review security situations and deploy strengthening measures where necessary. .
The governor’s latest trip to Logumani comprised of the member representing Ngala at the state Assembly, Mustapha Dalatu, and that of Dikwa, Zakariya Dikwa.
Others who accompanied the Governor, includes former commissioner of Agriculture and APC’s candidate for a house representatives seat, Engr. Bukar Talba and heads of relevant establishments of government involved with construction and reconstruction, provision of water, livelihoods and general human empowerment.