The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has withdrawn one of the names contained in the list of commissioners submitted to the State House of Assembly for consideration.
According to a statement on Saturday by Zulum’s spokesperson, Mallam Isa Gusau, the Governor withdrew the name of Dr. Ibrahim Yusuf Ngoshe from the previously submitted list of commissioner nominees.
Vanguard reported that Zulum’s decision was communicated to the state lawmakers in a letter sent to them on Friday evening.
Ngoshe is a native of the Southern Borno senatorial district of Gwoza Local Government Area.
According to the Governor’s spokesman in the statement on Saturday, “the number of nominations for commissioner has therefore decreased from 18 to 17”.
Gusau said further details will be provided should the need arise.
The statement also recalled that “Governor Zulum had earlier on Friday, July 28, 2023, submitted 18 names to the Borno State House of Assembly, including that of Ngoshe whose name was the 13th”.