24th November, 2021
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum is in the southern Borno senatorial zone to commission 23 Government projects, mostly schools and healthcare centers in towns and villages.
Zulum arrived Biryel, headquarters of Bayo Local Government Area on Tuesday evening and passed the night there.
Today, Wednesday, the Governor kick starts his commissioning of projects from Bayo.
The Governor’s spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau, said Zulum will be commissioning 23 out of many other projects executed by the administration across southern Borno.
Gusau explained that the 23 projects include 13 newly established and rehabilitated secondary and primary schools; six primary healthcare centres and three municipal buildings comprising two police stations and a government lodge as well as a shopping complex.
The statement explained that the 23 projects are sited in villages and towns of Hawul, Shani, Bayo and Kwaya Kusar Local Government Areas in southern Borno.
Isa Gusau explained that some of the schools to be commissioned by Zulum include a newly established mega-size Government Day Technical Secondary School with 30 classrooms, another Government Day Secondary School with 20 classrooms, a community secondary school with 20 classrooms, a primary school with 20 classrooms amongst others.
The spokesman recalled that Zulum had, in his two years, executed 556 capital projects which have now been slightly surpassed from May 29, 2021 to date.
Zulum arrived Bayo, Tuesday night, in the company of Borno’s APC state chairman, Ali Bukar Dalori, state secretary of the party, Bello Ayuba, and key stakeholders of southern Borno among them senator Mohammed Ali Ndume representing Southern Borno senatorial zone, House of Representatives and state assembly members representing constituencies commissioners, advisers, assistants and officials who supervise the 23 projects to be commissioned by the Governor.
The Governor is expected to inspect palaces completed and allocated to some district and ward heads.
Zulum will also interact with heads of military and volunteer formations as part of his usual approach to identify immediate needs and strengthen security measures in communities of Southern Borno.