VP Sambo receives Bakassi Report

Vice President Namadi Sambo

The vice president commended the committee for their diligence.

Vice President Namadi Sambo has assured Nigerians that government will look at the Bakassi Report with a view to implementing the relevant areas that are of benefit to Nigeria.

Mr. Sambo said this on Thursday during the presentation of the report of the committee chaired by the Deputy Governor of Cross-River State, Efiok Cobham, at the State House Abuja; adding that government will look at the report favourably.

Mr. Sambo also thanked the committee for working diligently and in-depth to look at the problems of the Bakassi people.

Mr. Cobham, while presenting the report, stated that the committee worked within its mandate and examined issues that bordered on legal, technical and socio-economic factors. He expressed his appreciation for the committee members who served with him and thanked the federal government for the opportunity given to them to contribute their quota to the country’s development.

Mr. Cobham noted that the committee made far reaching recommendations such that when implemented, the report would go a long way in resolving the lingering issues as outlined.

Also at the presentation were the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro; Director- General National Boundary Commission, Florence Giwa; and the Executive Secretary, Border Communities Commission, Numoipre Mills.

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