Kashim Shettima’s election as the next vice president, according to Borno Governor Babagana Zulum, would help his administration’s workload as Borno recovers from insurgency.
At a Sallah luncheon for stakeholders in Maiduguri on Friday, Mr. Zulum made the announcement in the presence of the vice-president-elect.
According to the governor, Borno’s government and people now have a dependable brother and team player to rely on for support during the recovery process with the incoming vice president.
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“President Buhari has been whining about how I am the only one in Borno suffering and no one is helping me.
“By God’s grace, I will have a brother and my boss with me for the upcoming four years who will support me as well as the government and people of Borno.
“This will lighten our load and guarantee our advancement,” Mr. Zulum said.
He exhorted the people of Borno to keep up their prayers for the vice president-elect to carry out his duties effectively.
Mr. Zulum reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to delivering more people-centered programs and urged elected officials to work together more for Borno’s benefit.
He also expressed gratitude to the state’s security organizations for their dedication to restoring complete tranquility and normalcy in the region.