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Boko Haram: 27 schools damaged in Borno, Yobe —NEMA

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THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Thursday, disclosed that 27 schools were damaged in both Yobe and Borno states during recent Boko Haram attacks.

The schools, according to the agency, include 17 secondary schools and 10 Islamic schools.

Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri, the agency’s North-East Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said assessment of the level of destruction of the schools had been made and relief materials would be spent to them next week.

He said the materials to be delivered to the schools include cement, zinc, planks and nails to assist in the rebuilding of the destroyed buildings.

Ibrahim also disclosed that the agency had been able to come to the aid of people affected by the recent flooding in Hawul, Gwoza and Askira Uba Local Government Areas of the state.

He told journalists that the agency had concluded the assessment of the damage caused by the flood in Damasak, adding that after taking stock from the national headquarters in Abuja, officials would be dispatched to the affected areas.

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