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Borno state governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has appointed Alh. Jidda Usman Shuwa as new secretary to the state government, SSG.

Similarly, the governor has appointed Isa Umar Gusau, as his special adviser on public relations and media strategy, with Dr. Babagana Wakil as his chief of staff.

The appointments were contained in a statement by the governor’s principal private secretary, Barr. Mustapha Ali Busuguma on Wednesday and seen by YERWA EXPRESS NEWS. 

Other appointments include Amb. Adamu Abbas who was appointed as senior special assistant on external relations and Dr. Mairo Mandara as special assistant/coordinator SDGs.

Similarly, Baba Sheikh Haruna and Alh. Ahmed Sanda were appointed as senior special assistants on media and protocol, respectively. 

Zulum also appointed Tahiru A. Tahir and Abdulrahman Ahmed Bundi as special assistants on media and new media, respectively. 

The statement added that the appointees were chosen based on their credentials, proven capacity and selflessness.

Mustapha noted that all appointments are with immediate effect.

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