By:Ali Muhammed Zanna, Maiduguri
North-East Development Commission, says no fewer than 20,000 indigenes will benefit from the commissions Education Endowment Trust Fund in the region.
The Chairman, North-East Development Commission Paul Tarfa, stated this on Friday in Abuja
Mr Tarfa said the education endowment fund aims at improving the human capital development for the North-East.
He noted that since the commission came into being in 2019, considerable time and efforts were devoted to providing relief and succor to the large number of communities and people displaced by the activities of insurgents in the North-East.
The chairman urged the newly-inaugurated Board of Trustees to grow the fund through collaboration with relevant public and private institutions, donor agencies, development partners and other stakeholders that have similar objectives.
David Sabo-Kente, Chairman of the Board called for regular interface and collaboration with the management and the board of the North-East Development Commission for rapid achievable and measurable success of the listed activities to be carried out by the Board .