By: Hadiza Garba, Maiduguri
The governor of Borno state, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has felicitated with Christians in Borno and rest of Nigeria, wishing everyone a peaceful, joyful and blessed Christmas.
Zulum felicitated with fellow citizens and wish everyone a peaceful, joyful and blessed Christmas festival, he also urged all Nigerians to take some moments today, deeply reflect by wondering within the citizens, and how soldiers who are genuinely dedicated.
The governor also stressed that, security Armed forces, volunteers such as civilian JTF, local hunters and vigilantes, are currently marking their own Christmas in bushes, hunting Boko Haram.
He also that families of these forces and volunteers are celebrating without their bread winners.
Governor Zulum said it like other festivals, ensured salaries of workers were paid well ahead of the Christmas, while all kinds of welfare support were provided to numerous groups of persons in line with critical needs and traditions.
In his Christmas message, Governor Zulum called on security agents to remain committed to their patriotic duties and solemn pledge to safeguard lives and property of citizens, promising them sustained encouragement.