By Dauda Iliya
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Farouq has promised to provide the needed assistance for the rescucitation of northeast region devastated by Boko Haram insurgency.
The Minister made the pledge during a one day consultative meeting on Northeast Stabilization and Development Master Plan with civil society organisations and the private sector in Maiduguri.
Represented by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Disaster Management, Group Captain Sadeeq Shehu rtd, the Minister assured that the North East Development Commission will be given all the necessary support to execute its mandate.
Managing Director North East Development Commission Alhaji Mohammed Akali said the Commission has commenced the process of developing a master plan to fast track the reconstrution and reintegration of people to their communities.
President Northeast Chambers of Commerce Alhaji Ahmed Ashemi, Executive Director North East Civil Society Organisations Ambassador Ahmed Shehu promised to make informed input for a robust master plan.