Deputy UN Sec. Gen, Amina Mohammed Tours Bama, Borno State (Pictures)

Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed passed the night in Borno State after assessment visit to Bama in company of Governor Kashim Shettima on Wednesday. With Bama recorded as worst destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists, the DSG said she was in the town, once occupied by Boko Haram, to assess gaps in humanitarian needs, and reconstruction efforts recorded by Government so she could report back to the UN in order to identify areas of intervention.

Our correspondent reports that about one million private houses, 665 Government buildings, 5,335 classrooms, 201 healthcare centres, ‎776 electricity installations were recorded destroyed by Boko Haram according to a Recovery and Peace Building Assessment Report released in 2016, which was jointly authored by the World Bank, the European Union, the Nigerian Presidency, Government of six States in the northeast, and other local and international stakeholders.

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