Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has appointed an Igbo man, Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state and a Yoruba indigene, Yusuf Alao from Oyo state as special advisers in his cabinet.
According to the state governor, both men who are professionals, have lived in Borno State for many years and have been actively supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC) and so deserve to be part of his government.
The state Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur, who represented the governor at the swearing-in ceremony of the 26 advisers, administered oaths of office and allegiance on them.
The others swore in were Sheikh Modu Mustapha, Ali Damasak, Mustapha Bulu, Hussaini Gambo, Bukar Ardoram, Tukur Mshelia, Tijjani Modu, Inna Galadima, Zarah Bukar, Mustapha Sandabe, Gadau Ngurno, Mohammed Maulud, Bole Kachallah, Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Barr. Bashir Maidugu, Bukar Konduga, Umoru Gaya, Ali Zangeri, Tukur Ibrahim, Tijjani Kukawa, Abba Gubio, Malam Gana Badu, Alhaji Adamu Chibok and Ahmed Zarma.