Connect with us


Gov Zulum meets finance minister over FG’s planned 10,000 houses for Borno IDPs



Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday visited Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed in Abuja.

The leaders discussed interventions by the Federal Government in support of resettlement of internally displaced persons in Borno state.

Zulum was accompanied by the Chief Whip in the House of Representatives, representative Mohammed Tahir Monguno and the Governor’s Adviser and Coordinator for Sustainable Development, Partnerships and Humanitarian Support, Dr Mairo Mandara.

Also part of the meeting were Permanent Secretaries of Finance, Dr. Mahmud Isa Dutse and Special Duties, Mr. Aliyu Ahmed.

President Buhari had in December 2019, approved the construction of 10,000 resettlement houses for displaced persons in Borno.

In preparation for implementation of the presidential approval, Zulum was at the Federal Ministry of Finance where he attended a meeting that was attended by Ministers of Finance, Zainab S. Ahmed, Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk and the MD, Northeast Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Goni Alkali.

The meeting coordinated by the Finance Minister, was attended by then
permanent secretary for special duties, Kyari Dikwa and some top government officials involved in humanitarian issues were in attendance.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Uncategorized4 months ago

2022 World Cup: Saudi Arabia beat Argentina 2-1

Saudi Arabia recorded the first major upset of the World Cup as they beat Argentina 2-1 in their opening game...

Politics4 months ago

2023: Lai Mohammed accuses opposition parties of using fake news in campaigns against APC

The Federal Government has accused opposition parties of using fake news and disinformation to prosecute the campaigns towards the 2023...

Foreign News4 months ago

Twitter Restores Donald Trump’s Account

Microblogging service Twitter has reinstated former United States President Donald Trump’s account.  The account was restored after Twitter’s new owner...

Sabinus Sabinus
Entertainment4 months ago

How Sabinus scammed me of N2m – Event planner cries out

An event planner, Johnbosco Ezeuchegbu aka Crazylegs, on Friday called out a popular comedian, Chukwuemeka Emmanuel, also known as Sabinus,...

News4 months ago

Identity Of Humanitarian Worker Killed By Trigger-Happy Soldier Revealed

The identity of the humanitarian worker shot by a soldier in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State has been...

Foreign News4 months ago

Ghana finance minister apologises for economic hardship

Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Friday said he was “truly sorry” for the country’s economic hardships but defended himself...

News4 months ago

Youth minister confirms sack of NYSC DG

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has confirmed the removal of the Director-General of the National Youth...

News4 months ago

Naira redesign: Give us more time – Miyetti Allah cries out to CBN

The leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MCBAN, South-East Chapter, has appealed to the Central Bank of...

Politics4 months ago

We’ll dialogue with IPOB, others – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said his government will discuss with all agitating groups...

News4 months ago

Buhari fires DG NYSC 6 months after assuming office

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate removal of Brigadier-General Muhammad Kukah Fadah, from office as the Director General of...



Copyright © 2018 Daily correspondents