Governor Prof Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State l has on Sunday night in Bama on arrival after paying homage to the Shehu of Bama, HRH, Alh. Kyari Ibn Ibrahim Kyari Umar El Kanemi at his place distributed Palliatives as early as 6 am Monday morning to kick-start the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable households to cushion the effect of hike in food prices and inflation in the country
The governor also disbursed N5000 cash to the vulnerable women in Bama and it’s evnions
Speaking to newsmen after the food distribution exercise, he disclosed that 25,000 men benefitted where each man received 25kg of Rice and 25kg bag of maize each while 45,000 women that benefitted as each received a wrapper and ₦5000 cash.
Zulum r also said that he will convene a stakeholders meeting in the state to see to the possibility of tackling food crisis in the state as the situation or issue is becoming alarming and worrisome.
He also thanked the federal government for their continued support to the people and government of Borno State from the beginning the insurgency to date while acknowledging security and other supports from the federal government and security services including the vigilante groups