Babagan Umar Zulum, the executive Governor of Borno State has today listed twenty important projects to be undergone in the state next year.
The Governor who disclose this development said, in bid to bring dividends of democracy to bear, my team and I shall be carrying out the following projects next year.
1. Complete and commission the Borno State University Teaching Hospital, insha’Allah.
2. Recruit 1,000 health workers in the year 2022.
3. Implement N30,000 minimum wage for qualified primary school teachers.
4. Recruit 3,000 qualified teachers in the year 2022.
5. Set up effective Monitoring and Evaluation Teams starting with Healthcare, Water and Schools (HWS).
6. Introduce Borno School Defense Volunteers under the coordination of the Special Adviser on Security.
7. Launch BORNO HEROES’ SUPPORT PROGRAMME for scholarship to children of CJTF, hunters and volunteers who died fighting insurgents; and tosupport widows of fallen volunteers.
8. Re-establish all closed-down secondary schools in all safe and resettled communities, starting with Dikwa, Monguno, and some others.
9. Establish six Centres of Excellence from existing secondary schools, two in each Senatorial zone.
10. Rehabilitate the College of Education, Waka, Biu.
11. Establish an all-women Vocational Training Institute.
12. Establish more Higher Islamic Colleges in Gamboru-Ngala, Malam-Fatori, Damboa, and Kwayakusar.
13. Rebuild and resettle Malam-Fatori and Gudumbali and undertake major infrastructural works in Kala-Balge.
14. Systematically address generational scourge of political thuggery by awarding scholarships to 150 children of political youths in ECOMOG who sign bonds to stop thuggery.
15. Start implementing reforms of the Sangaya/ Almajiri system by establishing a regulatory agency.
16. Engage 1,000 youths from Biu and 1,000 youths from Gwoza, Monguno, and Bama into an empowerment programme.
17. Transform the post office road.
18. Open and rehabilitate Maiduguri-Damboa road.
19. Introduce a new mass transit and bring in 500 Keke NAPEP.
20. Continue our city expansion policy.