Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, visits displaced victims in Borno

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The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday visited Borno in a bid to kickstart the Safe Schools Initiative.
The minister embarked on the visit along with some representatives of the former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown who is now the UN Special Envoy on Education.

The visit to Maiduguri, the state capital, led Dr. Okonjo-Iweala and her team to a camp for displaced person, where relief materials were handed out, and they also visited some schools affected by the insurgency.
Leadership reports:
The finance minister, who was visiting the state for the first time ever, arrived in Maiduguri at about 10am on a chattered aircraft together with the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima and two members of Gordon Brown’s team, as well as the director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Sani Sidi.
Governor Shettima personally took over the wheel and drove the finance minister round the town in his official bullet-proof car amidst tight security.
Dr Iweala’s first port of call was a refugee camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) where she commiserated with the over 4000 IDPs and handed out relief materials comprising of bags of rice, beddings, toiletries and buckets.
She assured the displaced men and women as well as children of the commitment of the federal government towards seeing that peace returns to the state and also in helping them return back to their homes.
Okonjo-Iweala-Gordon-Brown-Visit-Destroyed-Borno-Schools-300x198
The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday visited Borno in a bid to kickstart the Safe Schools Initiative.
The minister embarked on the visit along with some representatives of the former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown who is now the UN Special Envoy on Education.

The visit to Maiduguri, the state capital, led Dr. Okonjo-Iweala and her team to a camp for displaced person, where relief materials were handed out, and they also visited some schools affected by the insurgency.
Leadership reports:
The finance minister, who was visiting the state for the first time ever, arrived in Maiduguri at about 10am on a chattered aircraft together with the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima and two members of Gordon Brown’s team, as well as the director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Sani Sidi.
Governor Shettima personally took over the wheel and drove the finance minister round the town in his official bullet-proof car amidst tight security.
Dr Iweala’s first port of call was a refugee camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) where she commiserated with the over 4000 IDPs and handed out relief materials comprising of bags of rice, beddings, toiletries and buckets.
She assured the displaced men and women as well as children of the commitment of the federal government towards seeing that peace returns to the state and also in helping them return back to their homes.
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