Borno state Gov. Kashim Shettima, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview at the Government house in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday, Sept, 28. 2011. Security forces arrested a top commander of a radical Muslim sect who ordered killings in the northeastern city where the group's mosque once stood, bringing a new calm to the restive region, a governor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Borno state Gov. Kashim Shettima, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview at the Government house in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday, Sept, 28. 2011. Security forces arrested a top commander of a radical Muslim sect who ordered killings in the northeastern city where the group's mosque once stood, bringing a new calm to the restive region, a governor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Governor kashim Shettima of? Borno State has yesterday Tuesday approved the appointment of a new Chief of Staff to the Governor of Borno State.

Borno state Gov. Kashim Shettima, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview at the Government house in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday, Sept, 28. 2011. Security forces arrested a top commander of a radical Muslim sect who ordered killings in the northeastern city where the group's mosque once stood, bringing a new calm to the restive region, a governor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Borno state Gov. Kashim Shettima, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview at the Government house in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday, Sept, 28. 2011. Security forces arrested a top commander of a radical Muslim sect who ordered killings in the northeastern city where the group’s mosque once stood, bringing a new calm to the restive region, a governor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

In a statement? issued and signed Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government SSG Ambassador Baba Ahmed Jidda and made available to newsmen in Maiduguri the new COS is Honourable Modu Alhaji Musa who until his appointment was ? member of the House of Representatives at the. National assembly representing Kukawa Abadam Mobbar and Guzamala Federal Constituency as well as an accomplished politician and community leader.

 
Meanwhile, the governor has also approved the appointment of Chairman, Members and Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency SEMA? with Grema Terab as Chairman and Bulama Dawud as Secretary..
Members of the board include Hon. Umar Abatcha Modu, Bulama Kulle Jere, Ho. Dala Muta, Hon. Usman Dika, ,Hon. Abba Ali Mangal and Abba Kawu .Marte.

 
According to the statement the appointment of the new Chief of Staff takes immediate effect while the Board of SEMA would be inaugurated by the governor next week.

Sadiq Abubakar
Borno State Correspondent
Blueprint Newspapers Limited Abuja
Maiduguri Zonal Office
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