Mai Mala Buni, and Idi Barda Gubana have been sworn in as the new governor and deputy governor of Yobe state respectively.
Daily Trust reports that the oath of office and oath of allegiance were administered to the duo by the Chief Judge of the northern state, Justice Musa Nabaruma, at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Damaturu.
The national daily newspaper reports that the ceremony was conducted "amidst resounding cheers and thunderous ovation from the mammoth crowd".
Mala Buni replaces Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nigeria's number one citizen President Muhammadu Buhari has officially started his second term in office as the democratically elected president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
The president was sworn in today, Wednesday, May 29 following his victory in the February elections where he defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar.
In the ceremony held in Abuja, the president took his oath alongside the vice president, professor Yemi Osinbajo
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