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Kano, Plateau fail to make it into North East Commission

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara) and his works counterpart, Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC, Kano) Tuesday failed to make Kano and Plateau part of the beneficiaries of the North East Development Commission (NEDC).

The Senate had on October 20 during the third reading of the bill included Kano and Plateau states as beneficiaries of the proposed commission.

The commission, if established will be charged with the responsibility of rebuilding the North-East region after years of destruction by the Boko Haram insurgents.

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