FG Begins Reconstruction Of Destroyed Public Institutions In North EastLatest News, News Sunday, March 27th, 2016
The Federal Government (FG) has commenced the reconstruction of public institutions, like Police Stations and schools, destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North Eastern States.
Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir Lawal made this public Sunday, in Hong, Adamawa State, at the graduation ceremony of Buba Industrial Village students.
The SGF disclosed that the reconstruction of the region was part of electoral promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari last year, during his electioneering campaign. He informed that the objective of the reconstruction was to bring lasting solution to resolve part of social challenges caused by insurgency.
The FG’s Scribe restated that the present APC – led government was determined to guarantee peaceful co-existence among Nigerians as well as ensure they enjoy dividend of democracy, irrespective of their locality or belief.
Still, Engr. Lawal condemned opposition parties over what he described as campaign of calumny during the last general election, which he recalled linked the ruling APC with a particular religion and Boko Haram insurgents.
SGF insisted that President Buhari’s administration would never discriminate against any Nigerian on the basis of religion and or any other affiliation, adding that Mr. President believed in honesty and integrity, while to him, all “all Nigerians are equal”.
Engr. Lawal commended Hon. Yusuf Buba, representing Gombi /Hong Federal Constituency, of Adamawa State, for initiating skills acquisition programme for the youth. The gesture, he described was a “landmark achievement” worthy of emulation.
Hon. Buba disclosed that the initiative was part of his promises during last general election campaign.
Over 500 youths were trained in various skills and assisted with free equipment to start their SMEs.
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