Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has approved the allocation of ministries to 21 new commissioners.
The officials were sworn-in on Monday at the Government House in Maiduguri, the state capital.
Secretary to the State Government, Usman Jidda Shuwa announced the portfolios, as Shettima has also approved the appointment of Dr Mohammed Aminu Ghuluze as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Borno State Health Management Board.
Shuwa said the Governor further appointed three Special Advisers, including two former members of house of Representatives, Shettima Shehu and Abba Dawud Lawan as well as Ibrahim Mohammed Askirama.
The SSG explained the new CMD, Dr Ghuluze, is to replace the immediate past CMD, Dr Salisu Kwayabura who has been sworn-in as Commissioner of Health and Human Services, following his appointment by Governor Shettima.
Until his appointment, the new CMD, who is a surgeon, was the director of emergency and humanitarian services at the Borno State Ministry of Health.
The SSG added that the three newly appointed Advisers will be sworn-in on Tuesday at the Government House in Maiduguri while the CMD’s appointment takes immediate effect.