By:Muktar Alkali, Maiduguri
The Shehu of Borno Alhaji Dr Abubakar Umar ibn Garbai Elkanemi,has assured the total support and commitment of traditional rulers in the state to ensure the actualization of the 25 years development and ten years strategic plan of the state governor Babagana Umara zulum.
The Shehu gave the assurance when the coordination committee members of the plan paid the Shehu and other traditional rulers an advocacy and appreciation visit in his palace.
The Shehu of Borno Alhaji Dr Abubakar Umar ibn Garbai Elkanemi expressed optimism with the vision and courage of the state Governor, Babagana Umara zulum towards the revival of economy of the state which suffers setback due to the activities of insurgency for years.
The Shehu also assured to intimate all traditional rulers for smooth implementation of the development plan.
He also solicit more funding to the traditional institution and call for re-introducing the traditional rulers participation in running affairs of education, health and task collection to improve revenue generation and enhanced health, education system to discharge their activities effectively.
The Shehu also called for more efforts in eliminating the remnants of insurgents along the shores of lake Chad to enable government to continue with the oil exploration.