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Gov. Buni Summons Emergency Security Meeting, Condemns Attack on Geidam



Gov. Buni Summons Emergency Security Meeting, Condemns Attack On Geidam

By Daily Hint Reporter, Damaturu

Irked by the activities of Boko Haram Insurgents in Geidam town where lives were lost, multi-million naira properties destroyed and residents displaced, Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has on Tuesday summoned an emergency security meeting condemning the attack on Geidam Community.

During the special security meeting held at the Bonquet Hall of the State House in Damaturu, attended by critical stakeholders and traditional rulers, Buni noted that the influx of the insurgents to Geidam Town is due to the town’s proximity to the fringes of Lake Chad Basin, Niger republic border as well as Damasak in Borno State.

The Governor assured to protect the lives and properties of the state citizens as the state government according to him is collaborating with the security agencies to curb further attack

“As you may be aware, I met with the Chief of Defense Gen. Lucky Irabor where we discussed security issues regarding the attack on Geidam where some lives were lost while others forced out of their homes and displaced in the holy month of ramadan. This is condemnable, crude and unfortunate.

“As you may be aware I met with the Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor and discussed on security issues including a special accord to the fight against insurgency in Geidam because of its geographical location, sitting close to the fringes of Lake Chad Basin, bordering Niger republic and Damasak in Borno State, one of the areas with Boko Haram Insurgents. I am pleased to state that far-reaching decisions were achieved during the meeting with the CDS especially on the reinforcement of Personel to combat the attack”.

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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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