Zulum appoints Anambra, Oyo indigenes into his cabinet

Zulum appoints Anambra, Oyo indigenes into his cabinet

- The spirit of national unity, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has appointed Anambra and Oyo natives as members of his cabinet

- The two non-natives were among the 24 others that were sworn in on Wednesday, January 29

- The governor explained that he chose the appointees because they are staunch APC members in the state

Strange, rare, but true, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday, January 29, swore in 26 persons as members of his cabinet, two of whom were Anambra and Oyo indigenes.

The deputy governor of the state, Umar Kadafur, who represented the governor, conducted the oath of office for the Anambra and Oyo natives, Ugualili and Alao.

Other members of the cabinet are given below:

1. Modu Mustapha

2. Ali Damasak

3. Mustapha Bulu

4. Hussaini Gambo

5. Bukar Busami

6. Tukur Mshelia

7. Tijjani Modu

8. Inna Galadima

9. Zarah Bukar

10. Mustapha Sandabe

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11. Gadau Ngurno

12. Mohammed Maulud

13. Bole Kachallah

14. Abdulrahman Abdulkarim

15. Bashir Maidugu

16. Bukar Konduga

17. Umoru Gaya

18. Ali Zangeri

19. Tukur Ibrahim

20. Tijjani Kukawa

21. Abba Gubio

22. Malam Badu

23. Adamu Chibok

24. Ahmed Zarma

Zulum appoints Anambra, Oyo indigenes into his cabinet

Explaining why he allowed them to be members of his cabinet, Zulum said that both Ugualili and Alao have been residents of the state and are active supporters of the APC in Borno.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Zulum on Monday, January 2, paid a visit to headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force in N’Djamena, capital of the Republic of Chad.

The forces, mostly military personnel from Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, all countries in the Lake Chad region, had been deeply involved in fighting Boko Haram in the shores of the Lake Chad, part of which are in the northern part of Borno state and communities in the other countries.

Zulum, who departed Maiduguri airport on Sunday, afternoon, January 19, arrived Chad ahead of his activities.

Commander of the multinational JTF, Major General I. M. Yusuf received Governor Zulum at their operational headquarters.

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Two members of Borno state assembly whose constituencies are located within operational areas of MNJTF accompanied the governor and so were the Secretary to the state government and two commissioners and officials concerned with the trip.

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Zulum and the commander of the force held a closed-door meeting over the fight against Boko Haram in parts of the state. Details of their discussions were held for security protocol.

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