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Borno: Zulum swears in 3 commissioners, charges them on development

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The governor of the state of Borno, Professor Umara Zulum, swore on Thursday to three newly appointed commissioners and instructed them to do their best in the performance of their responsibilities, especially in the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement campaigns, which is one of the 10 points of the current administration’s agenda

Nigeria News report that the occasion took place at the International Conference Center, Musa Usman Secretariat, Maiduguri, in the midst of strict security measures.

He said that the goal of the government is “service to the people”, and that is why the election of the members of the new cabinet was made based on integrity and merit.

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Initially, Zulum said, the three appointed commissioners were supposed to participate in the first segment of their oath that took place last month, but due to their tireless absence in the Holy Land (Saudi Arabia) for the 2019 Hajj exercise, it could You will not be part of that ceremony until today (Thursday).

He noted that Borno, who is the most affected in the insurgents’ activities with minimal resources at his disposal, needs collective efforts in development steps, adding that the Commissioners would inject their great experience in the advancement of the state.

The governor said that to guarantee the open door policy of his government, he ordered the immediate renovation of his second office at the Musa Usman Secretariat, which was neglected for decades, to allow him to address some official issues aimed at moving civil service in a Better performance and development.

Responding on behalf of the newly sworn commissioners, lawyer Kaka Shehu Lawan, who is responsible for leading the Ministry of Justice, thanked the Governor for finding them worthy of the appointment and promised to contribute and fulfill their duties without fear or favor.

Others who swore include the former Secretary of State of the ruling Congress of All Progressives (APC), Alhaji Bello Ayuba and Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo.