By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri
The immediate past Deputy Governor of Borno state, Hon Usman Mamman Durkwa has he enjoined politicians in the state to extend their hands of fellowship and give their full support to Governor Zulum.
Durkwa who travelled to Shaffa town, Hawul Local Government Area, his home base where he played host to religious leaders, traditional title holders and others during celebration of this year’s Eid Fitir Sallah later had a meeting with all stakeholders including the member representing Hawul in the Borno State House of Assembly, Hon. Ayuba Wakawa and the Caretaker Chairman of the Council, Hon. Daniel Malang among others, where he enjoined them to extend their hands of fellowship and give their full support to the new government.
He specifically thanked former Governor Kashim Shettima, the State Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Hon. Ali Bukar Dalori and all the good people of the state for their support and cooperation while serving as deputy governor. He said this led to the tremendous achievements recorded in the area of security, education, job creation and economic transformations witnessed under the past administration.
He then called on the people of the area and the state at large to put away their differences and rally round the present administration in its efforts towards restoring peace and putting smiles on the faces of the electorate.
His words:” We thank God Almighty for seeing us through the period of the Ramadan Kareem. I appreciated the massive turn out of religious leaders, traditional title holders, political party leaders across all divides, the business community, youth and women groups for honoring me and to celebrate this year’s Eid Fitir Sallah.
As a grassroots politician, I will continue to be with you at all times, and also enjoined you to extend your hands of fellowship and give your full support to the new government to succeed.”