Fulani group command NEDC For Transformative Work in the Region.

From Lateef Taiwo

The Nation President of Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN), Hon Khalil Mohammed Bello, has commended the North East Development Commission (NEDC) for the pivotal force for progress and prosperity in the North East region.

A statement Signed by it’s National President,Hon Khalil Mohd Bello which was made available to Newsman in Damaturu, said the NEDC has operated under the stewardship of distinguished leadership, with a singular focus on driving the Commission’s success.

According to the statement the KACRAN notes the unprecedented contribution of the NEDC in augmenting the policies and programs initiated by the Federal Government, which have been vital to the region’s advancement over the past four decades.

However, KACRAN wishes to highlight the multifaceted role of the Commission across various sectors of human and social development.

He said the NEDC’s commitment is evident in its support for security operations through the provision of utility vehicles and essential materials, which have significantly bolstered the fight against insurgency.

Hon Khalil said this support has led to marked improvements in regional security, with the North East no longer being characterized as the epicenter of insecurity in the Northern part of Nigeria.

The Commission’s proactive stance on matters critical to regional security and the welfare of its inhabitants is a testament to its potential as a transformative entity for the North East and its people.

He said governors from the six states of the region requested the NEDC’s assistance in renovating and rebuilding educational institutions, aiming to alleviate the financial burden on state governance.

KACRAN itself has benefited from the NEDC’s assistance through the provision of relief materials, water sources, and livestock feed, as well as support for members affected by cattle rustling or insurgency.

The association commends the Commission for its equitable policy implementation, which has addressed initial concerns of potential marginalization, ensuring that the pastoralist community a significant demographic in the region receives its fair share of benefits from the Commission’s extensive development programs.


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