Deputy Governor Engineer Martins Babale has called on the newly inaugurated presidential committee on security in the North East sub-region to assist in the reconstruction of areas affected by the insurgency especially mosques and churches.
The Deputy Governor made this appeal while receiving the chairman and members of the presidential committee on security in the North East sub-region at the government house Yola recently.
He used the occasion and thanked the United Nation High Commission on refuges for building sixty houses for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Maiha local government area of the state.
Engineer Martin Babale however urged the committee members to be practical in its work than paper work nothing that people are suffering and something must be done.
The Deputy Governor noted that no any meaningful development will be achieved without peace and appealed to the committee members to carry out their work so that Adamawa state will benefit maximally.
Brigadier Habila Vinetinaba further explained that the committee soon after its inauguration deemed it fit to undertake an assessment from the North East sub-region, with the view to obtain firsthand information especially in areas affected by the insurgency.
He further explained that the cardinal objectives of the committee was to ensure all information obtained from the field is incorporated into the president Buhari master plan for the North East sub-region.
Brigadier General Vinetenaba further disclosed that while in Adamawa his committee will make people of the state to know peculiarity situation on the ground will form the basis for development of the committee and people of the North-East sub-region in particular.
However the committee members while in the state went round to some places especially IDP centres as well as local government areas affected by the activities of the insurgents the level of destruction and assess the security situation in those areas with the views to inculcating it in their report which will be submitted to president for further action.