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Gov Zulum Sacks Health Commissioner, Dr. Kwaya Bura

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Borno State Commissioner of health, Dr Salihu Kwayabura, has been sacked.

Theeditorngr.com understands that Governor Babagana Umara Zulum‘s led government relieved the commissioner of his position on Monday, February 1, 2021.

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Confirming the development on Tuesday in Maiduguri, the state capital, Malam Isa Gusau, Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy to Governor Zulum, said the decision was part of the governor’s effort to reposition the ministry.

Gusau quoted the governor to have expressed gratitude to Dr Salihu Kwayabura for his immense contributions to the development of Borno’s public health sector throughout his years of service to the state.

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Theeditorngr.com gathered that Governor Zulum in this regard, directed his chief of staff, Professor Isa Hussani Marte, who is a professor of pharmacology, a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science with a speciality in cancer research, to oversee the state’s ministry of health pending the appointment of a substantive commissioner.

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