48,000 displaced households have received food items following Governor Zulum’s humanitarian trip to Marte, Dikwa and Mafa local government areas over the weekend.

The Governor over the weekend traversed the three (3) local government areas and supervised the distribution of relief items.

Thousands of bags of food grains and cooking oil were distributed among 48,000 beneficiaries from Dikwa and Mafa.

The relief items were jointly provided by the Borno State Government and the Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs.

In Dikwa where the Governor spent two nights, he visited various project locations and assessed qualities of blocks meant for the reconstruction of destroyed communities around Dikwa and Marte local government areas.

Zulum also inspected the construction work at CBDA 500 housing estate where he ordered the speedy completion of the work to enable IDPs from Marte to return home.

The Governor expressed his displeasure over the quality of work carried out and warned the contractor handling the project to ensure all engineering protocols were observed.

The Governor also made a case for the return of Garade community in Marte local government area. He expressed appreciation to the President and Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari for his support and commitment towards the development of Borno State.