By Amina Yahaya
Yobe State Government is set to partner the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on issues of deployment.
Governor Mai Mala Buni said this while responding to comments by the UNDP Country Representative, Mohammed Yahaya, who led a team from the UN agency on a courtesy visit to the Governor, at the Yobe Governor’s Lodge in Abuja, Tuesday.
Buni said that Yobe State and other North Eastern States had seen greater challenges with the devastating Boko Haram insurrect.
He said: “As the security situation continued to improve in Yobe State, people who have fled their communities because of Boko Haram insurgency have been returning to those communities. We would like UNDP to work with us and support our efforts to rebuild those communities and reconstruct public and private infrastructure such as schools, clinics, and houses destroyed by the insurgents”.
Yahaya, while addressing journalists, said that the UNDP would support Yobe in stabilising areas affected by the Boko Haram insurgency and assisting the State to recover and ensure it goes through the path ways for its own agenda.