FG committed to improved infrastructure nationwide, VP assures 

Vice President Senator Kashim Shettima has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to basic infrastructural facilities in the country,  including the Gamboru-Ngala-Dikwa, and  Maiduguri-Bama-Banki-Damboa-Biu Trunk A  roads in Borno state.


Kashim, who stated this Tuesday at the Shehu of Borno’s palace when he paid Sallah homage, also assured the royal father that the challenges occasioned by roads and other infrastructure would soon be resolved.

 Fielding questions from newsmen, Kashim said: “We went with His Excellency Governor Zulum to pay respect to His Royal Highness the Shehu of Borno. He brought up some very important issues, namely; the lack of infrastructure. We sent him our warmest wishes on behalf of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

“The Shehu discussed concerns with the roads that need to be resolved right away, particularly the Gamboru-Ngala and Dikwa routes. It will undoubtedly be handled, as well as that of Damboa.

“I am here to assure him (the Shehu) of the maximum support of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. We shall overcome all of the difficulties we are facing together as a nation.

“It will serve as a reminder of the commitment President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration has made to Nigeria and Nigerians, in the hope that the administration will continue to uphold its commitments to the people.”

In his remarks, Governor Babagana Umar Zulum commended the Vice President for being a grassroots politician and a man of the people that cherish humility, tradition and culture of his people.

He added that because it was Vice President Shettima’s first Eid visit to the state, the visit was very important to the Borno people, “and a homecoming for our son.”