Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno State, has praised the Federal Government for relocating over 80,000 people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency to their ancestral homes following the restoration of peace in some troubled communities in the state through the Victims Support Fund. This was revealed in a Saturday statement.
The governor was represented by the state’s Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement, Mustapha Gubio, who made the commendation at the Tuesday commissioning of the completed perimeter fencing, housing, the Askira Uba police station, and the police barracks built with fund intervention.
Through the VSF intervention, the police barracks and station in Askira Uba, destroyed by insurgents, were reconstructed.
The Chairman of the VSF and former Chief of Army Staff, Theophilus Danjuma, represented by the VSF Executive Director, Nana Tanko, at the occasion, reiterated the commitment of the VSF to supporting victims of terrorism and insurgency in accordance with the mandate of the Fund.
She stated that Danjuma, in line with his concern for the security of victims of insurgency and the welfare of the security forces, approved the rebuilding of the perimeter fence of the Askira Police Station and Police Barracks in Askira, Borno State.