By Dahiru Ibrahim Biso
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in Maiduguri on Thursday to launch the 30th edition of the federal Government’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) clinic and commissioned four other projects in the state.
The VP arrived Maiduguri around 11 a.m and was received by Governor Zulum alongside Senator Kashim Shettima, national and state assembly members, other top government functionaries and party leaders.
Projects commissioned by the Vice President include, quarters comprising 78 units of three bedroom apartments from 13 blocks of two-storey buildings with each block having six apartments.
Others are, a shopping complex with 78 shops meant to be allocated to operators of small and medium businesses, Northeast Children Learning center to provide homes, education and entrepreneurship skills to 1,500 children orphaned by insurgency across the northeast, a school of 30 class rooms for at least 1,200 students with three laboratories, administrative block and sporting facilities.
The Vice President is also expected to unveil a mega size senior secondary school named after the late Alhaji Mai Deribe among others.
Vice President Osinbajo had earlier stopped over to address MSME;s at the Maiduguri GSM Market where he gave them assurance of Federal Government commitment towards supporting and empowering them.