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Gov. Zulum Appoints Prof. Hauwa Biu, 12 others as Board Members of newly established Borno education trust fund



Zulum.appoints Prof Hauwa Biu, 12 others as board members of newly established Borno education trust fund

By madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

The Borno state Governor. Processor Babagana Umara Zulum has appointed Professor Hauwa Biu as board chairman of the newly established Borno state education trust fund, while Hon. Maina Yaumi is to serve as executive secretary of the fund.

The appointments was contained in a Press statement signed by the governor’s Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau and made available to newsmen on Wednesday evening.said Professor Hauwa Biu is 12 other members of the board.

Malkam Gusau explained that the trust fund, created in 2019 with 13 board members, is to manage and disburse money for the purpose of executing projects and programmes in all categories of public schools across Borno state. It is also to receive and approve projects within its limits and to monitor and evaluate execution of such projects in public schools.

According to the statement, the law establishing the trust fund provides that, Borno state board of internal revenue is to collect education levies from entities listed by the the new law and to promptly remit such levies to the education trust fund which is empowered to monitor collection of the levies.

“Governor Zulum, has in addition to a chairman and executive secretary, appointed 11 board members from which Alh. Umara Kyari is to represent Borno North, Hon. Babagana Malarima to represent Borno Central and Lydia Goro to represent Borno South”, the spokesman added.

The statement further said that eight other members of the board will each represent Borno’s ministries of Education, Higher Education, Finance, Local Government and Emirates Affairs, Justice, Trade, Investment and Tourism; the Universal Basic Education Board and the Borno state university.

TGusau said all 13 board members of the education trust fund will be inaugurated at a date to be communicated soon, the statement concluded.


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Gov. Buni Met MD FERMA Engaged On Road Maintenance



Gov. Buni Met MD FERMA Engaged on Road Maintenance

By Daily Hint Abuja

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, the executive Governor of Yobe state and the ruling all progressive Congress (Apc) Chairman caretaker Committee has today Friday 10/7/2020 met with the Managing Director of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) Engr. Nurudeen Rafindadi.

Gov. Mai Mala Buni engaged the FERMA MD on maintenance of federal roads across the state.

Buni expressed the importance of road network to socio-economic development of the state and the country atlarge.

The governor expressed the ever ready commitment of his led  administration to open up more communities with more road network that links the state and federal highways to make transportation of goods and services easy to the common man in the society, as road is important to the development of every state and country as a whole.

The MD was very delighted and assured positive partnership between the agency and Yobe state government for good and safe roads across the state and federal highways.


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Borno Federal Lawmaker Distributes Livelihood Support to 2010 Members of her constituency



Borno federal lawmaker distributes livelihood support to 2,010 members of her constituency

By Madu Mohammed Maiduguri

In her efforts to bring sucour to the traumatized people of her constituency,. the Member Representing Bama, Ngala and Kalabalge Federal constituency at the National Assembly has distributed, vehicles. Sewing machines, water pumping machines, tricycles and cash to over 2010 members of her constituency devasted by the Boko Haram insurgency as livelihood support.

Flagging off the empowerment distribution at the Multi purpose Hall of the Government House. Maiduguri on Thursday, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state said ” this is the largest intervention that any individual has ever distributed. I commend you Hon Gimba for supporting members of your constituencyy, Bama and Kalabslge are the most hit by the insurgency, I commend you for the livelihood programme which will greatly help in rejuvanating their livelihood ”

The governor urged the beneficiaries to put the items in good use, so that they will not only be self reliant but help others.

Speaking at the occasion, the member representing Bama. Ngala and Kalabalge federal constituency, Hon Zainab Gimba said ‘ “the empowerment projects is a continuation of the series of my empowerment programme. 118 beneficiaries are to get cars, 200 tricycles. 800 sewing machines , 500 grinding machines, 492 water pumping machines and cash.”

” you know most of the people of my constituency have lost everything as a result of Boko Haram insurgency, the 118 vehicles is to assist our transporters, the sewing machines to our tailors, the grinding machines to our mothers in the food and nutrition businesses while the water pumps to our farmers to revive their farming activities, while the cash of N1 million each to two members of constituency who lost their lives and have large families, N500,000 and N400,00 to another two members of my constituency who lost their lives and have lesser family, as well as N100,000 each to 72 late members of the constituency to support their families”

Hon Gimba said ” I have also trained over 200 youths in various skills. secured jobs to 13 graduates in my constituency, in addition to drilling of 18 boreholes through Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are also working hard to support the Botno state government in the resettlement process by discussing with security agencies, military and other relevant bodies

She urged the beneficiaries to put in good use of the given to them and assured those that were not been able to benefit that they will soon get their own in the next programme, as the empowerment programme is a continuous one.


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Gov. Buni Mourns With Gujba Emirate Over The Death Of Maira Of Gujba



Gov. Buni Mourns With Gujba Emirate Over The Death Of Maira Of Gujba

By Daily Hint Damaturu

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, the executive Governor of Yobe state and the ruling all progressive Congress (Apc) Chairman caretaker committee has received with regret and sadness, the death of Hajja Fanna Ibn Ali Gangarang the Maira of Gujba and mother of His Royal Highness the Emir of Gujba Alhaji Mai Mukhtar lbn Ali Gangarang.

Governor Mai Mala Buni, described the death of the Maira as a huge loss to His Royal Highness, the family, Gujba emirate and the entire state.

He said late Maira was committed to humanitarian and community service and dedicated her life to the development of the emirate and state.

“Hajja Fanna would be missed for her rich advise, wise counselling and prayers” Governor Buni said.

His Excellency prayed almighty Allah to forgive her shortcomings and grant her eternal rest in Aljannatur Firdaus.

Governor Buni also prayed Allah to grant His Highness the Emir of Gujba Alhaji Mai Mukhtari Ibn Ali Gangarang, the Gujba emirate and the people of the state the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.


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