A high-powered committee set up by Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has traversed Monguno, Cross, mile 4 and Baga. The committee is working assiduously towards safe and dignified resettlement of thousands of internally displaced persons living in different camps in Monguno and Maiduguri.
The committee arrived Baga town on Sunday, in company of Brig Gen A B Ishaq of the theatre Command operation Lafiya Dole, they were received by Brigade Commander, 19 task force brigade, Baga Brigadier General UC Onyebuchi.
Recall that Governor Zulum after his visit to Baga on the 5th of August 2020 sent a letter to the Chief of Army Staff notifying him of the desire for the people to relocate to Baga. The letter received the blessing of the military, hence we have taken up steps to relocate citizenry back to their ancestral homes.
The clearance of Flash Points and reconstruction of destroyed buildings have since began, over 20 trucks loaded with buildings materials such as cements, timber, Zinc etc were also conveyed.
The committee has other top officials including the Honorable Commissioner Ministry of Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR) Engr Mustapha Gubio, Engr Tijani Alkali Goni Commissioner for Water resources, Hon Sugun Mai Mele Commissioner for LGs and Emirates Affairs, representatives of the Theatre Commander, representative of the Nigerian Navy, representative of the Nigerian Army, representative of the Police, representative of the NSCDC, Hon Haruna Kukawa Member representing Kukawa in the State Assembly, Alhaji Omar Idriss among others.