–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Mike Sogbola, North East Correspondent:
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday swore-in an Ibo and Yoruba men as special advisers.
The two Chief Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state (Southeast Nigeria) and Alhaji Yusuf Alao from Oyo state (Southwest Nigeria) are among the 26 special advisers swore in by the governor.
Ogualili, hails from Dunukofia local government, while Alao is from Ogbomosho local government area.
Zulum had on January 9, appointed both men who as professionals have lived in Borno state for many years and have been active in supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Borno’s deputy governor, Umar Kadafur who represented Governor Zulum at the swearing-in of the 26 advisers, administered oaths of office and allegiance on them.
The others swore in include. Sheikh Modu Mustapha, Ali Damasak, Mustapha Bulu, Hussaini Gambo, Bukar Ardoram, Tukur Mshelia, Tijjani Modu, Inna Galadima, Zarah Bukar, Mustapha Sandabe, Gadau Ngurno, Mohammed Maulud, Bole Kachallah, Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Barr. Bashir Maidugu, Bukar Konduga, Umoru Gaya, Ali Zangeri, Tukur Ibrahim, Tijjani Kukawa, Abba Gubio, Malam Gana Badu, Alhaji Adamu Chibok and Ahmed Zarma.
The governor advised the new appointees to live to the high expectations and to contribute to the attainment of the ten pact development agenda already being implemented within the last eight months.