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Zulum to commission 22 schools, other projects in southern Borno



Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has begun a five-day official visit to the southern part of the state to inaugurate 22 completed projects.

This is contained in a statement by Isa Gusau, Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Communication Strategy, on Wednesday in Maiduguri.

Mr Gusau said the projects including schools and healthcare facilities would be inaugurated in Bayo, Hawul, Shani and Kwaya Kusar Local Government Areas of the state.

He said the governor’s visit was also expected to strengthen security formations in the affected local government areas.

The governor’s aide said that some of the projects included the newly established Mega Technical Secondary School, a community secondary school and a primary school, designed with over 100 classrooms.

“Governor Zulum arrived Biryel, Headquarters of Bayo LGA on Tuesday evening and passed the night there.

“On Wednesday; the governor kick-start his commissioning of projects from Bayo.

“As a key component of his trip, the governor will interact with heads of military and volunteer formations as part of his usual approach to identify immediate needs and strengthen security measures in communities of Southern Borno.

“The governor is expected to inspect completed palace projects and allocate some to district and ward heads,” he said.

According to him, the governor is accompanied in the visit by Sen. Ali Ndume (APC – Borno South), members of the National and State House of Assembly, and Alhaji Ali Dalori, State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), among others.


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