New Emir of Biu gets staff of office

Emir of Biu

Gov. Babagana  Zulum of Borno,  on Saturday, presented the of office to the new Emir of Biu, Mai Umar 11, with a call on to consolidate the foundation put in place by his late father.

Presenting the of office to the first Class Emir, at a in Biu, Zulum also urged to be fair, just and to sustain support to government programmes, particularly in areas of education, health and agriculture.

The governor also urged the ruler to to mobilise his subjects on security consciousness and community policing.

Zulum used the occasion to also commend the Federal Government and the military for the recent successes recorded in the fight against in the state.

“May I use this medium to commend the Federal Government, and in particular the Nigerian Military, for the recent successes they recorded in the fight against  , especially by taking the war to the enclaves of the insurgents.

Buratai with new Emir of Biu

“Let me commend the Chief of Army , the Chief of Air , directors and principals in the military high command, the theatre Commander, the GOC, sector commanders, brigade commanders, commanding officers, men and officers in theatre of operation.

“The police and all other security operatives working in Borno for the support they rendered in securing the territorial integrity of our nation,” Zulum said.

Dignitaries that attended the included the Shehu of Borno,  Dr Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Almin El-Kanami, Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu  and Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen.Tukur Buratai. ()