Zulum donates house, N20m to family of army commander killed by Boko Haram

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has donated a house and N20 million to the widow and children of the late Col. Dahiru Bako, who died from wounds sustained while battling Boko Haram terrorists. The governor made the announcement yesterday at the burial of the late Commander in Maiduguri. In a statement titled ‘Borno Governor, Zulum donates house, N20million to late Col. D. C. Bako’s widow, orphans,’ Zulum paid a glowing tribute to the deceased. Bako, described by the governor as a fallen warrior, was the Commander of 25 Task…

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Convoy Attack: Military cautions Zulum against ‘unverified’ claims

  The Nigerian Military has cautioned Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, against making public remarks about what it described as unverified allegations against its personnel in the theatre of operations. This formed part of the recommendations of an investigative team set up to verify the allegations that soldiers in the war front have been engaging in farming and fishing activities. The team lead, Major General Felix Omoigui, who is also the Deputy Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, briefed reporters on the findings of the team on Friday in Maiduguri, the…

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Insecurity: Zulum hosts North-east governors, brainstorm on Boko Haram

Governors of the North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Yobe met on Saturday in Maiduguri to brainstorm on Boko Haram and how to rescue the economy of the region from the plunge. The North-East region, the least developed region in the country, has been suffered years of Boko Haram attacks. The crisis has left over 1.5 million people displaced with many towns and villages deserted with the economy of the religion nearly breathless. Saturday’s meeting was the second by the governors in recent times with the first…

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Tackling Insecurity: If military cannot do the job, I’ll deploy hunters – Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, says if the military is unable to secure Baga town, he would engage hunters to keep the town safe. The Governor, who was  reacting to the attack on his convoy by Boko Haram insurgents in Baga town while on his way to some internally displaced person’s camps in Kukawa local government area of the state on said, “We have over 1,181 soldiers in Baga; 72 officers, 107 soldiers, 400 soldiers in Mile 4 and 1,900 soldiers in Monguno. I see no reason why Boko…

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