Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has established a multi-million Naira plastic recycling plant, in the state's efforts towards creating jobs for the youths and generate revenue.
According to Inside Arewa, the governor was informed that installation of machines has been completed and when commissioned it would provide jobs to at least 10,000.
The information was passed on to the governor, while he inspected the plant. on inspection,
The governor who visited the site on Monday was briefed by Engr Babagana Taha.
Below are photos from the inspection exercise.
Meanwhile, Governor Shettima has told all United Nations agencies, including UNICEF, and 126 other nongovernmental organisations to leave the state for allegedly failing to provide service to victims of Boko Haram.
Governor Shettima accused the NGO’s of failing to justify the funds they claim to be expending on persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency.
The governor said most of the NGOs were using funds released to them for servicing only their overheads and personnel costs, Premium Times reports.
“We have the list of all NGOs operating in this state; apart from the officially functioning NGOs,”
He accused the UN agencies of being in the habit of using large portion of the money meant for providing for IDPs to fund their logistic needs.
He said the UN system would announce millions of dollars as intervention for victims of Boko Haram, but more than half of what was released would end up being used for recurrent spending of the humanitarian agencies.