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HERDSMEN ATTACKS: Buhari approves N10bn to rehabilitate Benue communities

HERDSMEN ATTACKS: Buhari approves N10bn to rehabilitate Benue communities”

Osinbajo made the statements when he paid a scheduled visit to the camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abagana and Daudu in Makurdi and Guma Local Government Area respectively.

The Vice President assured the IDPs that government would not renege on its responsibility of providing security to them.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10 billion for the rehabilitation of communities destroyed during recent herdsmen-related attacks in Benue State.

He also added farmlands will be restored, as well as security re-inforcement.

"Also, those who are not farmers it are into businesses would be assisted to go back and do their business".

The vice president also sang with the children at the camp assuring them there is hope.

"All of these must be funded, so the president approved some money at the Food Security Council to rebuild where there have been destructions in the country including Benue".

FG Approves N10 Billion to Rebuild Benue, Other States After Herdsmen Killings – Osinbajo

He said Osinbajo also stated that the President asked him to oversee the rehabilitation of the affected communities.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said the sum of N10 billion has been approved by the federal government to rebuild destroyed areas in Benue and other states in the country.

"No one is doing you a favour by providing you security, shelter and education". All your sufferings us only the beginning of good things to come in your lives. The morning has come and joy has come for you.

The vice president, however, advised the people to key into the microcredit facilities for traders and artisans as well as CBN anchor borrower for farmers.

The Vice President is in Benue to assess the condition of the state following incessant attacks by suspected herdsmen.

Shior revealed that despite the huge humanitarian crises that arose as a result of the invasion, the National Emergency Management Agency did not give the state the expected support.

Osinbajo said that the returns of the displaced persons back to their ancestral homes will be done immediately.



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