Governor Zulum appoints new chief of staff

The Governor Borno state professor Umar Babagana Zulum has announced the appointment of Prof Isa Hussaini Marte as his new chief of staff

The appointment was announced on Wednesday evening by the governor‘s spokesman, malam Isa Gusau.

Marte, a serving commissioner for higher education, since August, 2019, is to replace Dr Babagana Wakil, mni, who passed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in Maiduguri

The incoming chief of staff, is a professor of pharmacology with specialty in cancer research and is a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science.

“Zulum’s choice of Professor Isa Hussaini Marte is in recognition of his proven capacity, strong passion for development, unbending principles that align with the governor’s, and above all, his proven integrity” Gusau said

The statement noted that Prof Marte will be sworn-in on Monday, August 17, 2020,

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