Well Deserved: Borno Gov. Prof. Zulum Barges Governor Of The Year Award

Well Deserved: Borno Gov. Prof. Zulum Barges Governor Of The Year Award






The Executive Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has been awarded as the best performing governor in Nigeria by Tell Magazine.

The Governor was considered following the numbers of physical projects that is currently going on in the state despite the threat and attack by Boko Haram members.

It could be recalled that Prof. Zulum one year in office was marked by 326 projects that cut across security, health, education, infrastructure among others.

On security, 300 surveillance vehicles were distributed to security agencies and volunteers and these vehicles were captured under one project. On education, 76 projects were carried out including establishment of 21 new schools in 13 LGAs. On healthcare, 46 projects were carried out and they include 37 new primary healthcare centers in 17 LGs. On infrastructure, there are 40 projects in 9 LGs and they include 30 new and rehabilitated roads as well as ongoing construction of Borno’s first flyover in Maiduguri.

Nigerians have taken to twitter to congratulate Prof. Zulum as the best Governor in the country.

A twitter user, Abubakar S. @SADE tweeted, " May he be encouraged to do more. He deserves it. Congratulations sir."

Another user, Shaba@ib-official tweeted, " Head and shoulder above every other governor. Well deserved."

Dapsonolan@dpozigna tweeted, " Well deserved...Even with the BH guys, he is still on the move."

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