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Shettima tasks council chairmen on people oriented programmes

Shettima, who stated this at the Council chambers of the Government House during the swearing-in ceremony of the chairmen, said security challenges bedevilling the state…

Shettima, who stated this at the Council chambers of the Government House during the swearing-in ceremony of the chairmen, said security challenges bedevilling the state are coming to an end and stressed the need for adequate preparations to transform ruined communities and give the people sense of belonging.
Local government election could not be held in Borno State for a very long time because of crisis.
“Politicking is around the corner but you have to  remember that there is no greater politics than taking care of the masses. There is no greater politicking than working for the people. We urge you to really dedicate yourselves to the cause of attending to the needs of the people. This is because, even to provided food and other basic needs of people are enough challenges to all of us.
 “We believe that very soon, we shall have an enduring peace in this state, the Northeast sub-region and the nation as a whole. But we have to make adequate preparations to overcome our challenges so as to transform our society into a better place.
He described the influx of thousands  of  people from many local government areas to Maiduguri, the state capital in search of safety as “overwhelming and worrisome,” saying tough times never last, but only tough people do.

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