Borno Government Assist Boko Haram Victims

Channels Television  
Updated March 23, 2015

bornoThe Borno state government is assisting victims of Boko Haram attacks, to reduce the effect of their losses.

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria are the latest beneficiaries of the state government’s intervention programmes.

Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, in a ceremony, gave out 450 Sienna buses to transport workers at 50 per cent subsidized rate.

Governor Shettima applauded the bravery of those in the transport business, for their courage amidst insurgent activities.

The Governor also cautioned residents against traveling to their home towns for the general elections, adding that designated polling units in makeshift camps would serve the same purpose.