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Governor Fintiri Appoints New Murum Mbula


Governor Fintiri Appoints New Murum Mbula

By Hassan Umar Shallpella

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has approved the selection of Bwaltam Bentley Biyapo as the New Murum Mbula.

The announcement of the new Murum Mbula will now settle the dust of succession between the Fwa and Muzong ruling class following heightened tension in the chiefdom.

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Bwaltam Biyapo succeeds Murum Joram Joel Fwa OON who died on May 17th 2021 after reigning for 26 years.

Until his appointment as the New Mbula Monarch, Biyapo was a Route Commander with the Road Safety Commission.

A statement by Humwashi Wonosikou, Press Secretary to Governor Fintiri said, Biyapo was among the four front runners who contested in the selection process from the Muzong Clan of the Mbula Traditional Council.

The statement read in part “On behalf of the Adamawa State Government, I congratulate you on your appointment and wish you a successful and peaceful reign as Murum Mbula,”.

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Born on 17th September 1975, Bwaltam Bentley Biyapo studied Agricultural Economics at the Modibbo Adama University Yola. He holds a Masters degree in Agriculture and Rural Sociology.

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