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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Senator Bukola Saraki visits Nursing Village in Borno where women and children rescued from Sambisa are receiving treatment


Senate President, Bukola Saraki was in Borno state to condole the people of the state over the death of Alh. Shettima Ali Monguno and Alhaji Garba Abba Satomi. 
Saraki and his entourage were received at the Maiduguri International Airport by Governor Kashim Shettima and their first point of call was the Shehu of Borno's palace (Alhaji Dr Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-kanemi) where they condoled him over the death of Alh. Shettima Ali Monguno and Alhaji Garba Abba Satomi.


The Senate President and his entourage were later at the Nurses village where they visited the more than 500 aged sick, vulnerable women and malnourished children rescued by the Nigerian Army from Sambisa are being kept for treatment by the Borno state Government.
"We thank you for giving us this opportunity to here, we are very happy to be here because to come here and see the faces of these children at first sight we say we thank God. It is your work and we say congratulations for doing a great work and God will reward you abundantly" Saraki commend Shettima.
"But it has also challenge us as a country because this responsibility is not only of Borno state government and I assure you we will continue to fight and that all of us who are part government must bring presence of government here in Borno state and to carry this responsibilities on our shoulder with you. I want assure you that we are not only to bring them back to food nourishment but back to rehabilitation, back to education and make them better. I commend you."  Saraki added.

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