Insecurity: VSF inaugurates fences at police stations, barracks


The Victims Support Fund (VSF) has inaugurated the perimeter fences constructed at police stations and police barracks in Askira – a border town between Borno and Adamawa states.

VSF Chairman General TY Danjuma (Retired) said the construction of the fences was at the request of the Emir of Askira, Alhaji Mai Abdullahi Muhammadu, as part of efforts to fortify them against the attacks.

The President of VSF represented by the Executive Director of VSF, Prof. Nana Tanko, reiterated VSF’s commitment to supporting victims of terrorism and insurgency through the mandate of the fund.

“The mission and responsibility of the Victims Support Fund is to assist in early recovery, that is to help people after the insurgency to rebuild their lives. That is why, in the past, we have built several primary schools, helped children to return to school, trained teachers to ensure that children receive a good education, empowered women to rebuild their lives and helped farmers return to their farms in Askira. ,” he said.

The Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, represented by the Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR), Mustapha Gubio commended VSF for providing resettlement to distressed communities from Borno State and for supporting the resettlement of 80,000 displaced persons. to their ancestral homes in 13 local government areas across the state.


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