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Just In: Governor Zulum removes health commissioner in measures to reposition ministry

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has relieved the state’s commissioner of health, Dr Salihu Kwayabura, of his position.

Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Isa Gusau who announced this on Tuesday in Maiduguri, noted that the Governor’s directive was part of necessary measures to reposition the ministry.

Isa Gusau said in a statement, that Governor Zulum expresses gratitude to Dr Salihu Kwayabura for his immense contributions to the development of Borno’s public health sector in nearly two years of the current administration, and the years he had served under the previous administration.

The spokesman announced that Governor Babagana Zulum has directed his chief of staff, Professor Isa Hussani Marte who is a professor of pharmacology, to oversee the state’s ministry of health pending the appointment of a substantive commissioner.

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