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Boko haram, give special attention to our tertiary institutions, Governor tells TETFUND



Boko haram, give special attention to our tertiary institutions Governor tells TETFUND 

By Madu Mohammed Maiduguri 17/6/2019

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum appealed to the Tetiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to give a special consideration to tertiary Institutions in the state destroyed by Boko Haram insurgency, more especially Umar Ibrahim College of Education.Bama who was eirsed hit by the insurgency.

Governor Babagana Umara who made the appeal on yesterday when the Executive Secretary of the Fund lead a delagatiin on a courtesy call on the Governor at the Government House Maiduguri said ” over 5,000 classrooms were destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borneo state with Umar Ibrahim. College Education Bama completely destroyed.”

” i urge you to give a special support and Intervention to the tertiary institutions in the state, more especially I appeal to you to give a special intervention to our newly established Borno state university, as the Boko Haram insurgency has crippled the economy of the state and we have a lot of humanitarian challenges I to face with our meagre resources,” Prof. unara said.

He said ” we want the university to take off this year. I also urge you the visit the state university to see things for your self..

*Insurgency has left us with over 49,000 orphans to Carter for, hence the Borno government under the leadership of my predecessor former Governor Kashim Shettima has constructed 46 Mega schools to carter for orphans alone, the governor added.

He said the Borno state government is ever ready to partner with the TETFUND to endure more benefit gets to tertiary institutions in the state.

Earlier, the Executive Secretary of the TETFUND, Prof. Elias Kagoro said President Muhsmnadu Buhari has approved fund for the fencing of the University of Maiduguri to protect the institution from Suicide bombers and other entroders.

He said the Fund have been asusting the tertiary institutions in the state and that with his reinstatement he will ensure that all the problems enumerated by the governor is looked into.


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Gov. Buni Commiserates With Victims of Gujba Attack



Gov. Buni commiserates with victims of Gujba attack

By Chullu Modu, Damaturu

Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the Gujba attack.

The Governor described the victims as heroes who laid their lives in defence of their country.

“The government and people of Yobe state commiserate with the families of the brave securitymen who lost their lives in the attack.

“The sacrifice made by these brave heroes shall never be in vain” assured.

” Government will not be deterred by such attacks from executing programmes and policies in the interest of the people of the state” he said.

The governor assured his administration’s commitment to always work together with security agencies to safeguard lives and property of the citizenry.

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Gov. Buni Commiserates With Emir Of Fika Over Fire Outburst



Gov. Buni commiserates with Emir of Fika over Fire Outburst

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, The Executive Governor of Yobe state, has on Monday commiserated with the Emir of Fika and Chairman Yobe state Council of chiefs, Alh. Muhammadu Abbali ibn Muhammadu Idrisa, over unfortunate fire incident at the Palace.

Governor Buni described the fire inferno that consumed a chamber at the Palace as a great loss to the emir, the Emirate and the state.

“l am deeply saddened by the sad news of the fire incident today at the palace of His Highness, the Emir of Fika.

“However, we are all consoled and give thanks to Almighty Allah that no life was lost nor injuries recorded” he said.

The governor asked the Emir to have faith that this was destined to happen at this moment and prayed that it never happen again.

Governor Buni also prayed to God to replenish assets lost to the fire outburst

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Democracy Day: Borno NUJ Applaud Governor Zulum For Executing 556 Projects in 741 Days



Democracy Day: Borno NUJ applauds Governor Zulum for executing 556 projects in 741 days

By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

The Borno state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ had applauded the Borno State Government under the leadership of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for executing 556 projects within 741 days in office.

The NUJ in a statement jointly signed by its chairman Bulama Talba and it’s Secretary, Mohammed Ibrahim said ‘”indeed this feat has no doubt justified the NUJ award in 2019 conferred on Governor Zulum as the Most Promising First Time Governor in the Country as well as other awards and recognitions within and outside Borno State due to the numerous peoples oriented projects on the ground.”

“As the Government and citizens celebrate democracy day the Union salutes their courage and resilience as well as never dying spirit which has gradually contributed to the restoration of peace in more communities with sustained programmes and prayers that should be further complemented with useful information to security operatives whom we expect to deal a final blow to end the insurgency bedevilling our dear state, the union stated.

The NUJ said “we appeal to the State Government to see reason to improve the processes of resettlement of IDPs to their original communities as well as the review the cases of local government civil servants affected by the ongoing verification by re-engaging them.”

The statement further said “We remind the public to be rest assured that all of the working journalists in Borno State remain ever dedicated to continuously push our pen to promote the interests and image of the State towards the full revival of its glory by the will of the Almighty Allah, Happy democracy day.’,

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