During a town hall meeting in Maiduguri on Thursday, Mr Lai Mohammed, who is the Minister of Information and Culture, lamented that the rate of destruction in Borno State and other parts of the country are worse than he had ever imagined.
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According to the Minister, it is a common knowledge that lots of infrastructural developments are among the challenges we face in Nigeria, stressing that Buhari-led administration has deliberately adopted an inclusive infrastructure provisioning framework that spread out to all parts of the country.
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He also said that those terrorists that are destroying power and telecommunication facilities in Borno State are doing so in order to inflict the maximum level of hardship on the people and also to slow down the advances of the gallant Nigerian troops in apprehending them, stressing that they will fail in both instances.
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Anyway, there was an unusual incident that made Mr Lai Mohammed to lament on the increasing rate of destruction in the country and this was because it was disclosed that it will cost the Federal Government 3.8 billion naira to repair just four bridges that were damaged by vandals and petrol-landed tankers. In response to this, Mr Mohammed lamented that it is a huge amount of money that could have been used to build new infrastructures.
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