Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum’s performance in one year, compares with the kind of achievements governors deliver in eights, Alumni Association of the National Institute, AANI, has declared.
AANI is a nationwide umbrella body of former participants of highly referred National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies in Kuru, Jos. The school is attended by highly selected leaders and policy makers annually.
President of the Alumni, who is former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed D. Abubakar led executives and members on a solidarity visit to Governor Zulum in Maiduguri on Monday.
“We came to Borno, to show our concern, to show our support, to show our solidarity so that the world will know not only Nigeria that we are with you and you are on the right path.” Mr Abubakar said.
“In one year we have seen what you have achieved, Our colleagues all over country appreciate you. We appreciate the fact that your one year is just like 8 years in office. You are doing everything to achieve peace, and people are seeing it happening. You will succeed, by the grace of God you will succeed.” Mr Abubakar said.
He added, “Our Association is deeply concerned with the security challenges facing the Borno State Government. We note with regret the recent upsurge in attacks by the insurgents. The military, and other security agencies are doing their best to contain the situation. They need our support, solidarity and prayers. May Almighty Allah bring a quick end to this very devastating situation, Your Excellency had been actively implementing projects and programs that will improve the lives of the good people of Borno State. You have, within a short time achieved a lot in many areas, especially education and health which have a direct bearing on the well-being of the people of Borno State. Congratulations your Excellency. This is in keeping with the AANI’s motto: “Towards a better Society.”
The association also condoled with Governor Zulum over the demise of his Chief of Staff, Late Dr Babagana Wakil in July this year. Wakil was a member of the AANI.
“I bring to your Excellency and the good people of Borno State fraternal greetings from the Executive Committee and Members of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (AANI). The Alumni Association of the National Institute is a registered body consisting of eminent members drawn from different segments of the society whose objective is to promote the ideals of a better society. Your Excellency is an active member of the Association. My I also take this opportunity to once again condole your Excellency on the death of your Chief of Staff and a member of our noble Association. May, Allah, grant him Aljannat Firdaus, Amin.” Said Mr Abubakar.