Boko Haram: Nigerian govt rebuilds 25 police stations, 25 schools in Adamawa

The Federal Government on Sunday said it had rebuilt and renovated no fewer than 25 police stations and 25 schools destroyed by the Boko Haram sect in Adamawa.

Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, disclosed this at the Christmas Carol Service held at St. Theresa’s Cathedral, Jimeta, Yola.

Mr. Lawal said that one of the cardinal priorities of the present administration was ensuring security of lives and property in order to promote economic development.

“So far, the Federal Government has renovated and rebuilt not less than 25 schools destroyed by Boko Haram in seven local government areas of Adamawa.

“Similarly, we were able to rebuild the same number of police stations in the affected areas, ” Mr. Lawal said.

On the 2017 budget, the SGF said the core objective of the fiscal proposal was economic and human development.

He explained that President Muhammadu Buhari had also approved reconstruction of four federal roads in the budget.

Mr. Lawal listed them as Yola-Mubi, Mararaba Mubi-Gwoza, Numan- Cham (Gombe) and Numan- Jalingo.

Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, advocated synergy between all arms of government in order to move the country forward.

Mr. Dogara also urged Nigerians to support government irrespective of political and regional affiliation.

Dami Mamza, a bishop of St Theresa Cathedral, Jimeta, advised clerics to always preach peace and tolerance among the diverse people of the country.

Among the dignitaries at the service were representatives of the governors of Taraba and Plateau, senators and members of the House of Representatives.

(NAN)

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