Borno State Governor, Zulum Appoints Isa Marte as new chief of staff

By Chinenye Festus:-
Borno State governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the appointment of Professor Isa Hussaini Marte as his new chief of staff.
The governor posted the appointment on his official Facebook page, part of the statement reads i: “Zulum’s choice of Professor Isa Hussaini Marte is in recognition of his proven capacity, strong passion for development, unbending principles that align with the governor’s, and above all, his proven integrity,”
Until his latest appointment, Professor Marte was the state’s commissioner for higher education.
Marte, the incoming chief of staff, is a professor of pharmacology with a specialty in cancer research and is a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science.
Prof Marte is expected to handover to Dr. Babagana Mustapha Mallumbe, whose new ministry will be Higher education, Science, Technology, and Innovation.
As the chief of staff, Prof Marte is expected to work round the clock to efficiently coordinate all affairs of the government house. He will be sworn-in on Monday, August 17.