Borno state government has distributed eighty million Naira cash to forty three thousand internally displaced persons at Banki town in Bama local government.
At an exercise the Governor personally supervised and participated with the support of Federal Commissioner, Bashir Mohammed as well as the parmanent secretary, Ali Grema as well as Special Adviser to the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and officials of the state government, each male and female beneficiary was given five thousand naira to enable them procure food items.
Governor Babagama Umara sympathised with them over their plight assuring them that government will device means of ensuring food sufficiency while Banki -Bama road will be made motorable .
The Governor also informed them of the desire of government to resettle Banki town.
At the 152 Battalion Banki Governor Babagama Umara and the Federal Commissioner Bashir Mohammed appreciated the officers and soldiers for their sacrifice to protect lives and property.
Governor Babagama Umara directed clearing work to resume as preparatory to resettlement of the community in the next one month.
Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees Migrants and internally displaced persons, Senator Bashir Garba Muhammad on his part commended President Muhammad Buhari for his support, commitment to the return of out persons of concern.