The Executive Secretary, Boarder Communities Development Agency, BCDA Captain Junaid Abdullahi
The Federal Government has inaugurated and handed over about 83 projects executed by the Boarder Communities Development Agency BCDA to the Kebbi State government for onward transfer to benefiting Boarder communities in the state.
The Executive Secretary, of the Agency said the projects worth millions of Naira includes 55 capital and 28 zonal intervention projects in various Border communities in the state.
He explained that they are focused in the areas of Agriculture and food security, education, health, housing as well as social intervention projects.
”the projects Inauguration was carried out during a two day official visit by the top management of the Boarder Communities’ Development Agency to Kebbi state and equally inspect the progress of ongoing construction work in various sites of the benefiting border communities”. He said
The Executive Secretary equally handed over a completed six blocks of classrooms with Headmasters office and a school store with solar power Borehole and steel overhead tank at the Nizammiyya Primary School Yauri, under the local education Authority Primary School Birnin Kebbi to the representative of the Kebbi State government and Surveyor-General of Kebbi Stae Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim Argungu.
Alhaji Argungu thanked the agency for the various intervention projects executed in the state and promised to make good use of them for the benefit of the communities.
The Executive Secretary at the end of the official visit expressed satisfaction with the level of construction works carried out at the two ongoing projects with the promised that it will be completed in good time.
The benefiting communities expressed appreciation to the agency and the federal government for the intervention projects in their communities and promised to protect them.
Border communities’ development agency has a mandate to ensure sustainable social economic and infrastructural development of the nation’s border communities.
Reporting by Emmanuel Ejim, editing by Daniel Adejo