The Governor of Borno state, Northeast Nigeria Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has carried out multiple crucial assignments outside Maiduguri, the state capital in less than a half of a week since his sworn in.
Prof. Babagana’ s first official engagement was a visit to Limankara in Gwoza local govt. where he has inspected a collapsed bridge that connects Borno and Adamawa States as well as neighboring republic of Cameroon and vowed to construct road from Pulka to Limankara villages in the area.
Zulum said that his administration would effectively equip, schools, provide drainage facilities and ensure that farming activities takes full effect in the local government assuring that security will be beef up to protect farmers in their farms.
In his words of appreciation, the GOC 7 Division Nigerian army Brigadier Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, said the efforts will ease their vehicular movements as the road is one of their major challenges hindering their operational activities in area
The governor also promised to provide all the needs and comforts to the Royal Highness if he decides to come and stay with his people at Gwoza even before this sallah.
The emir, Alh. Mohammad Shehu Idirisa Timta, has expressed gratitude to the governor for choosing Gwoza local government as his first official engagement outside Maiduguri. Addng that people of Gwoza will forever remain grateful to him and assured their absolute support and pray for the success of his administration
The Emir appealed to the governor to provide drainages in Gwoza town and help biff up security during the raining season so that farmers can go to their farms without fear counting that he will personally come and leave in Gwoza and farm alongside with his people.
The emir said, 80% of the people of Gwoza are agrarian farmers and with proper security network, they will comfortably feed themselves and provide food security to other Nigerians.