Borno Governor delivers 120 projects in 100 days
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has in his first one hundred days executed 120 projects, many of which are completed with others are various percentages of completion.
Secretary to the State government, Usman Jidda Shuwa who announced this in a statement made available by the government house press department, gave statistical distribution of the projects across the state.
“Of the 120 projects, a total of 61 are located in Borno Central, 43 in Borno south and 9 in northern Borno where accessibility is limited due to ongoing military operations. From distribution of the 61 projects in Borno Central,Konduga has a total of 20 projects mostly on rural water supply. There are 14 projects in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, 10 in Jere, 5 in Bama, 3 in Mafa, 3 in Dikwa, 3 in Ngala and 3 projects in Kala-Balge. In the list of 43 projects in southern Borno, there are 12 projects in Hawul, 8 in Gwoza, 8 in Chibok, 6 in Askira-Uba, 4 in Bayo, 3 in Damboa and 4 in Biu, one of which is the determined expansion and upgrade of Biu township General Hospital to a specialist category of more doctors and equipment” the SSG said.
Shuwa added that of the nine projects in northern Borno, there are 3 in Gubio, 2 in Kaga, 2 in Monguno and 2 in Magumeri. He explained that the projects cut across education, healthcare, water supply, post-conflict reconstruction, agriculture, rural electrification, human empowerment and governance.
The SSG said the government house media department will by Friday, release to the public, list of all the projects and their locations.