Zulum Appoints New Shehu Of Dikwa

By Bukar Bolori 

A new Shehu of Dikwa has been appointed by the Borno State Government.

The new ruler, Alhaji Abba Jato Umar, born on 29th January. 1968 before his appointment worked as a teacher and land officer in Borno State.

He succeed Alhaji Muhammad El-Kanemi II who died after a protracted sickness at an Abuja hospital.

The new Shehu of Dikwa’s letter of appointment which was signed on Saturday by the Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum was presented on Sunday to the ruler at his Maiduguri residence by the State Commissioner for Local Government and Emirate Affairs, Hon. Mai-Mele Sugun.

According to the letter, the authority of the governor was extracted from Section 68 of the Borno State Local Government Law, 2020 and Section 5 of Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) Law and Cap. 25 Law of Borno State, 1994.

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