Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum has donated 5.6 million naira, 500 bags of rice and cooking oil to the parents of 112 girls abducted in Chibok in 2014
These donations were made today in Chibok by Governor Zulum through a delegation he sent meet with the parents.
The donations Vista.ng learnt are the state government stimulus package for the grieving parents at this period of lockdown.
According to part of information made available by Borno State Government on social media, it reads:
“Zulum sends delegation to Chibok, releases 500 bags of rice, N5.6m to parents of 112 missing girls
… Parents laud Zulum for compassion
A delegation of commissioners and a lawmaker, sent by Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, was in Chibok today Tuesday, to support the agonizing parents, whose 112 daughters marked the sixth year since their abduction by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014. A prayer session was also held in Chibok.
Commissioners of education, women affairs, poverty alleviation and the member, representing Chibok at Borno assembly, delivered Governor Zulum’s message of empathy, hope and assurance; and also presented 500 bags of rice (25kg), 250 gallons of cooking oil and N5.6m cash as social support for parents of the 112 girls still held by Boko Haram. Majority of the parents are subsistent farmers, whose productivity has been affected by agony”