An end has to come to the activities of insurgents in the country for loss of innocent citizens or their livelihood to come to an end.
The aftermath of the rampage of these insurgents leaves the victims in a state one would not wish his/her enemies.
Now, to start their lives back, about 2,500 displaced farmers have received 5,000 livestock in Borno State.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno distributed items in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area of the state.
Zulum gave the figures at the inauguration of the distribution exercise on Thursday in Pulka.
Boko Haram Displaced Farmers Receive Livestock
The governor said the animals were distributed to farmers displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.
He says it will enable them to restock their animals and improve their livelihoods.
Also, he told the gathering that the gesture was part of the government’s efforts to restore the lost means of livelihood of the displaced persons.
According to him, Borno government is implementing programmes to improve the standard of living in line with its Development Plan and 10-Year Transformation Agenda.
The governor commended the Regional Stabilisation Facility and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) for their support towards the successful implementation of the programme.
He urged the beneficiaries to take care of the animals to improve their social and economic well-being.
500 Female Farmers Receive 3,000 Animals
The permanent secretary of Borno State Ministry of Rehabilitation Reconstruction and Resettlement, Ahmadu Umara, said about 500 female farmers last month received help.
Ahmadu said the female farmers received 3,000 livestock to help stabilise their various businesses.
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According to him, another set of 200 animals would be distributed before the year ends.
“The effort is geared towards restoring lost means of livelihood of displaced people, reducing poverty, while putting them back on economic recovery,” he said.