President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10bn for the renovation of villages ravaged by herdsmen in Benue and other Nigerian states.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced the approval of N10 Billion by President Muhammadu Buhari for rebuilding of villages that have been ravaged by herdsmen who have been on killing spree.
Professor Osinbajo, who made the announcement during his visit to Benue State today, Tuesday, said thatPresident Buhari had also promised to do all within his power to put an end to the killing of innocent citizens by the herdsmen in no distant time.
The Vice President commended the state governor, Samuel Ortom for protecting his people despite distractions.
“President Buhari has approved a total of N10 billion for rebuilding of villages and communities including farmlands that were attacked in Benue and other affected States.
“The President asked me to make this my priority, so be ready to be seeing me here more often. The government of Nigeria has a duty to protect you, and we will protect you.
“I want you to have hope and confidence and most importantly to also know that we are not doing you a favour by promising to provide you with security, a place to live and school for our children, it is your right as citizens of this country.”