Terrorism: Niger Worse Hit Than Borno – Bago

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Niger State governor Mohammed Umaru Bago has said the devastation caused by terrorism in the state is worse than that of Borno State.

He, therefore, called for concerted measures to mitigate the situation.

Bago spoke yesterday to a delegation from the Victims Support Fund (VSF) at the Government House, Minna, the state capital.

The governor said the state is one of the worst hit states by terrorism.

He expressed concern over the huge negative impact of the activities of terrorists in the state, declaring that “ the situation could be worse than that of Borno State.”

Bago attributed the cause to the size of the state, arable land, bodies of water and illegal mining activities in the state.

While appreciating the VSF for coming to the aid of those affected by the nefarious activities of terrorists, he also called on the federal government, international development partners and all meaningful Nigerians for more support.

 The executive director of VSF, Prof Nana Tanko said they…



Source: Leadership Newspaper