Gov. Babagana Zulum, of Borno state, has inaugurated boards of the newly established State Security Trust Fund and Contributory Healthcare Management Agency.
The Governor also inaugurated the boards of the Borno State Education Trust Fund and Bureau for Public Procurement.
Zulum said that the establishment of the agencies was to enhance sustainability and sufficient funding mechanism to fast-track government’s developmental drive. He said that his administration accorded priority to security, to facilitate institutional and human capacity building for security personnel.
He said this was through application of modern technologies to end insurgency and encourage peace restoration process as well as protect lives and property in the state.
Zulum noted that government would also adopt proactive measures to reinvigorate the educational sector and enhance access to quality education, to accelerate post-insurgency recovery programmes of the state.