Borno lost $6.8bn to insurgency, says Shettima, unveils 22.5km Jere Bowl road project


By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri

The Vice President, Senator  Kashim Shettima on Saturday performed the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of about 22.5km Jere Bowl road networks which cut across many farming communities of Mafa and Jere Local Government Areas of Borno state.

The project to be handled by a Chinese Construction Company ltd is sponsored by the North East Development Commission, NEDC.

Similar projects were performed by the commission across some states in the region during the past administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari, especially the construction of 32km Garkida-Dabna road worth N6.3 billion in Adamawa State, 22.5km worth of N13.553 billion Jere-Bowls, 53km Gombe -Abba – Kirfi road in Bauchi State at the cost of N11.697 billion and the 54km Mutai – Ngalda road in Yobe which stood at the cost of N12.99 billion.

Shettima also flagged off the distribution of palliatives of food and non-food items donated by NEDC to the six states at…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper