The Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has presented the staff of office to the new Emir of Biu, Mai Mustapha Umar 11, with a call on him to consolidate the foundation put in place by his late father. Watch the video below :
Presenting the staff of office to the first Class Emir, at a ceremony in Biu, Zulum also urged him to be fair, just, and to sustain support to government programmes, particularly in areas of education, health, and agriculture.
The governor also urged the traditional ruler to continue 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 insurgency in the state.
Dignitaries that attended the ceremony 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.