Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday, October 3, 2019, paid a visit to the headquarters of the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during which he met the vice President of the Bank, Dr Mansur Muktar.
The Islamic Development Bank which is a multi-national institution through co-financing by countries including Nigeria, was established to assist member States particularly those with high population of poor citizens and others in critical need.
Abdurrahman Ahmed Bundi, SA New Media to the Borno State Governor, reports that Governor Zulum’s visit to the Bank was the second as it would be recalled that he was part of the delegation led by the then Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, that visited the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 14th September 2017.
The meeting, largely focused on stability, developmental issues and the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement concerning Borno State.
The meeting which lasted for about one hour was also attended by the state Commissioner of Information Babakura Abba Jato, Nigeria’s Consular General to Saudi Arabia Alh. Garba Satomi Grema and other officials of IsDB.