Resettlement Committee Conveyed 5,631 Returnees, Reactivates Fish Pond and farming

Visit Baga fish pond, Interface with security agencies in Baga on farming and fishing
The Baga Resettlement Committee chaired by the galant Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice Barr Kaka Shehu Lawan conveyed first badge of Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) of Baga town taking refuge in Maiduguri IDPs camps and host Communities. The total of 5,631 persons have been returned to Baga town from those taking refuge in Monguno and Maiduguri.

The Committee was received by the Brigade commander 19 Brigade Baga of the Nigeria Army, Brig G U Chibuisi before proceeding to the District Head palace for Jummaat prayer.

Barr Kaka Shehu lawan lead other members of the committee to Criss-cross all parts of Baga town to access the standard of living of the returnees and inspected the ongoing reconstruction.

After inspection of the ongoing reconstruction in Baga town the committee met with two separate association, the Baga market association on opening of the market and support by the government on soft loans and that of the Road transport workers association (NURTW) on shuttling of passengers from Monguno to Baga and Maiduguri to Baga .

The Committee also visited some places where commercial activities such as Petty trading and business activities such as the sells of food and non food items, food vendors, vulcanizer, barbing salons, Petty trading etc .

The Committee which includes Hon Sugun Mai Mele Commissioner for Local Governments and Emirates Affairs, Brig Gen A Ishaq of the theatre Command, representatives of the NSCDC, DSS, Nigeria Police and top govt officials proceeded to 401 SF Brigade at Cross Kauwa ahead of resettlement of the IDPs in their Communities. They interfaced with security agencies at 401 SF Brigade also met with the Community resettlement Committee who had began the clearance of shrubs and grasses, which has grown for years of absence of the Communities as a result of Boko Haram displacement. Barr Kaka Shehu lawan’s Committee reinforced the Cross Kauwa Resettlement Communities on clearance .

The Committee led by Barr Lawan after returning from Cross Kauwa Community also visited the fish pond behind Baga town that led to Doron Baga where the clearance and trenches are ongoing. The Committee thanked and appreciated the military for their support, commitments and stability in the areas .

The Baga Resettlement Committee also had an interface with the military on the way forward and plans for the returnees to begin their farming and fishing activities as soon as possible, while meetings and modalities will be carried out as soonest.

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