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Zulum inaugurates new executive council

Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum presiding over the swearing-in of nineteen newly appointed members of the state executive council at Musa Usman Secretariat Maiduguri. Photo: Dauda Iliya

Borno state Governor, Babagana Zulum has promised to implement the report of civil service reform in order to strengthen the institution and make governance more seamless. 

The Governor made the promise while swearing in the nineteen newly appointed Commissioners at Musa Usman Secretariat, Maiduguri. 

Governor Zulum said part of the reform includes the conduct of promotion examination for civil servants which will commence in October this year. 

This according to him will enhance the professionalism and performance of the civil service to effectively drive the recovery process of the state government. 

Governor Babagana Zulum also promised to settle outstanding demands of civil servants which include promotion benefits, annual increments and leave grants.

He urge the newly reconstituted executive council to be dedicated and ensure effective supervision of their subordinates.

Speaking on behalf of the new Commissioners, State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Kaka Shehu Lawan assured to comply with all directives of the Governor to achieve the needed result. 

Reportting by Dauda Iliya; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino