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BREAKING: Gov. Zulum appoints new Shehu of Bama



Borno Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has appointed a new Shehu for Bama emirate council.

The new Shehu of Bama is Umar Ibn Shehu Kyari Ibn Umar Elkanemi who is the eldest son to the late Shehu of Bama, Kyari Ibn Umar Elkanemi who died on 27th April, 2020 from Covid-19 complications.

Secretary to Borno State Government, Alh. Usman Jidda Shuwa, who represented the governor, presented the appointment letter to the new Shehu at the palace in Bama town on Monday afternoon.

“I am directed by His Excellency to direct you to remain in Bama, so that you can give sense of belonging to the people,  your role as a leader is very crucial and principal to the establishment of civil authorities in Bama.”

“Your appointment was based on your proven integrity impeccable record of service to the people of Bama Local Government, and in particular service to humanity in general.”

“Your royal highness sir, this appointment is conferred on you by the executive Governor of Borno State. You are hereby expected to exhibit high sense of justice, equity, fairness to all people of Bama.”

The SSG said the appointment was based on the recommendations of the kingmakers of Bama emirate council.

Shehu Umar, until his appointment, was a business man.

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