Tracereporters –Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum at the field on Tuesday 26th May, 2020 met farmers, during a tour of communities on the shores of Lake Alau in Konduga and Jere Local Government Areas.
The Governor’s visit was aimed at achieving improved food security in Borno State. About 28 communities in the shores of Lake Alau are targeted in the first phase of the Governor’s back to farm initiative.
During the visit, Zulum personally interacted with many farmers either clearing or planting seeds in their various farmlands.
“Our intention is to resettle all the 28 communities around this place, we have built trenches from Dalori up to Molai. We are in consultation with the military, insha Allah all the communities will go back to their localities soon.” Zulum said.
Zulum briefing newsmen after his tour assured of Government support to enable farmers go back to their farmlands.
“This is a singular act that will make our people happy and food sufficient, we shall insha Allah give all the necessary support to our people to go back to their farms.
Meanwhile, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum was presented with medal award by the commnder 251 taskforce battalion in appreciation of his support to the Nigerian military.
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