Zulum swears in commissioner, 4 LG chairmen
By Babagana Bukar Wakil, Maiduguri
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Wednesday, presided over the swearing-in of a new commissioner and 3 Local Government Transitional Council chairmen.
Borno State Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah, who was represented by Hon. Justice Dr Banagana Karube administered the oath of office in a ceremony held at the council chamber of the Government House in Maiduguri.
The new commissioner, Aliyu Mohammed Lawan Buba, is the 18th member of the Borno State Executive Council.
On the sworn-in chairmen, Commissioner for Local Government and Emirates Affairs, Hon Sugun Mai Mele, explained that the chairmen were replacements of 4 LGA chairmen who tendered their resignation to contest in the forthcoming Local Council election.
The new Caretaker Chairmen are, Mohammed Habib, Biu, Alhaji Salihu Hamma Jare, Bayo, Dahiru Hamma, Kwaya-Kusar and Modu Alajibe, Gubio Local Government Councils.
Speaking on behalf of the new appointees, Hon Aliyu Mohammed Lawan Buba expressed gratitude to Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for finding them worthy to be appointed to serve the people of Borno. He also assured the governor of their commitment and dedication in discharging their duties.