Read What Gov Zulum did to Prince Okwudili Ezechukwu
A coalition for Peace and Mobilisation for Good Governance (PMGG); has
applauded Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state; for being
detribalized in governance and citizens’ welfares.
Since Zulum’s inauguration into office last May, he has been working
hard to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people.
PMGG’s Chairman, James Chukwudi Adex disclosed this at the weekend in
Maiduguri during coalition’s extraordinary meeting in Maiduguri.
“Governor Zulum ensures that every individual in Borno state gets
dividends of democracy,” he said, adding that this was irrespective of
religion and ethnicity.
Adex succeeded the former Chairman, late Prince Okwudili Ezechukwu,
who died recently after a brief illness.
He also expressed gratitude to the Governor for the roles he played at
the demise and burial of the former chairman.
He said the governor; personally attended the wake-keep of the late
former Chairman, with financial support to the bereaved family, as
well sent delegates of over three commissioners and personal aides
with financial support for the burial, which took place in Anambra,
Ezechukwu’s home state.
He added that, Zulum who equally provided free buses for members of
the coalition to attend the burial, also offered scholarship to the
surviving children of the late Prince Ezechukwu.
According to him, this is to ensure the children continue with their
education to University level and care of the family.
His words: “On behalf of PMGG, I want to express our gratitude to
governor Babagana Umara Zulum for the support he has rendered to us
and the family of our late chairman, Prince Okwudili Ezechukwu who
recently passed on after a brief illness.
“The support demonstrated by the governor had exposed him as one who
has no tribal or religious sentiment in the governance of Borno state.
“As a coalition for peace and mobilization for good governance, we
have seen how governor Zulum is touring the nooks and crannies of the
state delivering dividends of democracy.
“Zulum is executing and mapping out projects in both Muslim and
Christian communities despite the threats of Boko Haram insurgents.
“We as a body; continue to make meaningful contributions for the
development and restoration of peace in the state which.”
He said the state has made most of Igbo residents of what they are today.
He therefore, urged members of the coalition to continue pray for
quick end to Boko Haram insurgency and return Borno state to; “Home of