Breaking: In Borno, Zulum sacks health commissioner

Borno state governor Babagana Zulum

Borno , Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has sacked the state’s commissioner of , Dr Salihu Kwayabura.

The governor’s Special Adviser on Public Relations and , Malam Isa Gusau, announced this on Tuesday in Maiduguri, noted that Zulum’s directive was part of necessary measures to reposition the ministry. 

Gusau said in a statement that Zulum expressed gratitude to Dr Kwayabura for his immense contributions to the development of Borno’s public sector in nearly two years of the current , and the years he had served under the previous .

The spokesman announced that the governor has directed his chief of staff, Professor Isa Hussani Marte, is a professor of pharmacology, a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science with specialty in cancer research, to oversee the state’s ministry of pending the of a substantive commissioner.

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