The vice President Prof. Osibajo visited Maiduguri for a day to see the extent of damage done by the insurgents that has killed and rendered thousands homeless. The Federal Government is committed to rebuilding and resettling the Internally Displaced Persons (IPDs) in the state.
Osibajo said he visited Maiduguri because the President insisted and the President wanted to know the living conditions of the IDPs. Osibajo told the IDPs that the government will leave no stone unturned and ensure a quick end to insurgency and their return to their various communities as soon as possible. He also visited the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) to see the bomb victims.
Osibajo also met the Shehu of Maiduguri and other stakeholders in the State and held a meeting behind closed doors. He was accompanied by the Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mohammed Sidi. The Borno State Governor was delighted that the Federal Government is concerned about the IDPs in the State.