Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has expressed his gratitude for the family of the deceased police officer, Corporal Mohammed Maina, who was killed during a Boko Haram attack that ambushed the governor’s convoy on the Maiduguri-Damaturu Expressway last year. to purchase a house worth NOK 7.5 million. Saturday.
The Governor’s Director of Press and Media, Mamman Mohammed, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday.
The statement said that in addition to the N1 million provided for the child’s school fees, a total of N2 million was also provided for the immediate needs of the family.
“The governor also approved the payment of N1 million each to six other injured security personnel. A further N2 million was approved by Governor Buni to cover medical expenses,” the statement added.
Food assistance was also provided to the bereaved families and injured.
His Highness Al, Emir of Damaturu. Shehu Hashim Ibn Umar El Kanemi, together with Ustaz Babagana Malam Kyari, Special Adviser to the Governor on Religious Affairs, made a presentation to the families of the late police officers.