Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shetima has submitted 21 nominees for confirmation by the Borno State House of Assembly as commissioners. Acting in pursuant to section 192 (2) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, Governor Shettima has sent a letter to the Speaker of the Borno State House of Assembly requesting that the 21 nominees be confirmed.
The 21 nominees are as follows: Hon. Usman Ali Zannah, Hon. Musa Inuwa Kubo, Adamu Alhaji Lawan, Hon. Babagana Tijjani Banki, Hon. Kaka Shehu Lawan, Hon. Sugun Mai Mele, Dr. Haruna Mshelia, Hon. Mustapha Fannarambe, Alhaji Mohammed Kauji, Dr. Babagana Umara Zulum, Hon. Fanta Baba Shehu, Hon. Ahmed Usman Jaha, Hon. Zainab Gimba, Hon. Yerima Lawan Kareto, Baba Magaji Wamdeo, Hon. Inna Galadima, Dr. Mohammed Bulama, Hon. Abubakar Ibrahim Babale, Hon. Waziri Imam, Hon. Ali Abatcha and Hon. Mohammed Aliyu Dili.
Governor Kashim Shettima has also sent names of 27 persons to the Assembly for confirmation as caretaker chairmen of the 27 local government areas in Borno State. Shettima’s request was in line with section 81 (4) (a) of the Borno State Local Government Law 2000 (Amended). The governor also sent names of nominees as councilors for all the wards across the state.
In a related development, Governor Kashim Shettima has reconstituted the Borno State Universal Basic Education Board with Dr Shettima Bukar Kullima as chairman while Engineer Mohammed Gambomi Marte is to serve as member ; Alhaji Ibrahim Modibbo, member; and Ali Abatcha Umar, member. Governor Shettima has in compliance with section 198 of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria requested the Borno State House of Assembly to confirm the appointments.
Shettima has also reconstituted the Borno State Teaching Service Board with Dr Suleiman Bello as chairman.