A former Military Chief of Workers and Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, Lieutenant Normal Tukur Buratai, and the previous Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, supported the re-election of Babagana Zulum as governor of the state within the 2023 elections.
Each spoke on the inauguration of Zulum’s second time period state election marketing campaign in Maiduguri on Monday 12 December.
Each males reviewed management and governance within the state over the previous 30 years, noting that Zulum had carried out higher than all 4 of the state’s civilian governors mixed for the reason that abortive Third Republic.
Senator Maina Lawan dominated the state within the abortive Third Republic, whereas the late Mala Kachalla, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and Senator Kashim Shettima dominated from 1999 to 2019.
“Zulum’s efficiency in three years is best than the cumulative efficiency of 4 of us who ran the state earlier than him,” Sheriff instructed the large crowd on the marketing campaign occasion.
He known as on the folks of the state to re-elect Zulum for a second time period to permit him to “proceed to carry out nicely to rework the state for post-Boko Haram prosperity.”
“Zulum has carried out excellently when it comes to the amount and quantity of transformation of the state for prosperity when it comes to providers and infrastructure improvement initiatives,” Buratai stated.
“We will provide you with the help you want in your candidacy for re-election,” the previous COAS promised Zulum.
“Congratulations on a really profitable first time period, your second time period is secured,” he instructed the governor.
Governor Zulum thanked the folks of the state for the huge help they’ve given him and his deputy, Umar Kadafur, and vowed: “Once we are voted again to energy, we are going to do extra.”
He vowed to do extra in pursuit of the 10-Coven Agenda, the 25-Yr Growth Plan and the 10-Yr Transportation Plan that he crafted for rebuilding the state from the ruins of the Boko Haram insurgency.
Two of the previous civil governors; Senators Maina Lawan and Ali Modu Sheriff, all members of the Nationwide Meeting representing Borno State, and APC Nationwide Vice President (North), Senator Abubakar Kyari, had been among the many dignitaries on the marketing campaign launch occasion.