Strange, rare, but true, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday, January 29, swore in 26 persons as members of his cabinet, two of whom were Anambra and Oyo indigenes.
The deputy governor of the state, Umar Kadafur, who represented the governor, conducted the oath of office for the Anambra and Oyo natives, Ugualili and Alao. Other members of the cabinet are given below: 1. Modu Mustapha 2. Ali Damasak 3. Mustapha Bulu 4. Hussaini Gambo 5. Bukar Busami 6. Tukur Mshelia 7. Tijjani Modu Borno indigenes react as Army reopens Damboa-Maiduguri Road 8. Inna Galadima 9. Zarah Bukar 10. Mustapha Sandabe 11. Gadau Ngurno 12. Mohammed Maulud 13. Bole Kachallah 14. Abdulrahman Abdulkarim 15. Bashir Maidugu 16. Bukar Konduga 17. Umoru Gaya 18. Ali Zangeri 19. Tukur Ibrahim 20. Tijjani Kukawa 21. Abba Gubio 22. Malam Badu 23. Adamu Chibok 24. Ahmed Zarma
Explaining why he allowed them to be members of his cabinet, Zulum said that both Ugualili and Alao have been residents of the state and are active supporters of the APC in Borno.