Zulum appoints new heads for health, electricity agencies


Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the appointment of Dr. Lawu Mshelia as Acting Executive Director (ED), Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA).

Also approved by the governor is the appointment of Abba Kyari as General Manager (GM) of Borno State Rural Electrification Board (REB).

The appointments are contained in a statement on Thursday by the Senior Adviser to the Governor on Communications and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau.

“Kyari is moving from being director of electrical engineering at the Ministry of Housing and Energy to becoming GM of REB, following the retirement of the former GM Jacob Katambi in February 2022.

“On his part, Dr. Mshelia will be replacing Dr. Goni Abba at the Primary Health Care Development Agency. The Agency’s outgoing ED, Dr. Goni Abba, is to assume a new office as Director of Public Health at the Borno State Ministry of Health, which is the office Dr. Mshelia is leaving.”

The statement said Zulum congratulated the new GM of Borno State REB and Acting ED, SPHCDA, and urged them to give their very best to the service of Borno people.

It also said that the governor appreciated the outgoing ED and urged him to deploy his experience from the SPHCDA to the health ministry toward enhancing public health services for the benefit of Borno people.

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