Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, mnt FHSE, FNIAE, COH, GCOH (Niger Republic)
The Executive Governor of Borno State, Government House Maidugufi,
MY DEAR BROTHER EXCELLENCY,
On behalf of my family, management and staff of AL-ANSAR FOUNDATION, I join millions of well-wishers to congratulate you on your landslide victory in the just concluded Governorship and State Assembly elections held on Saturday 18th March 2023 which resulted in your emergence as Governor-Elect of our dear State, Borno.
⦁ From the day you assumed office in May 2019, your administration has delivered many unprecedented infrastructural developments in the length and breadth of the State that could be traced to the ingenuity of your personality and result-driven governance. Hence, your resounding victory at the polls did not come to us as a surprise.
⦁ Furthermore, your aspiration of ‘Consolidation and Renewed Development of Borno State’ is one which encapsulates the whole yearnings and aspirations of the masses and we expect that you will hit the ground running as you face this daunting task The task ahead is enormous but the fact that you have been tested and trusted over the years, will make it easy, and 1 therefore pray and hope that you will use this opportunity to make the good people of Borno
State proud once again.
⦁ I can attest to the fact that you truly have had a front-row seat in the socio- economic and political development of not just Borno State alone but Nigeria at large. It is evident that, in you, we have a fearless, experienced and well- rounded visionary leader.
⦁ You represent the best option for the continued progress and prosperity of our dear State. There is no doubt that your victory is a testament to a renewed hope and the conviction that our state carries within its bossom the potential of the next economic hub of the famous Lake Chad region.
⦁ Your election is a victory for all the people of Borno State irrespective of political affiliation, religious inclination or other sentiments. I wish you and your administration the best of leadership and pray that Allah (SWT) grants you and your team more wisdom, strength, and guidance to deliver on the sacred mandate given to you by our people.
⦁ Let me also use this medium to extend my hearty congratulations to all Members of the State Assembly-elect for a well-deserved victory. While wishing them fruitful and successful tenure in office, I pray Allah (SWT) to grant them the wisdom to initiate proactive policies and legislations that will promote good governance and to consolidate on the gains and milestone achievements recorded so far by your administration.
⦁ Al-Ansar Foundation holds you in awe, and I am confident that you will take the State to a greater height. I therefore, assure His Excellency of our constant readiness and willingness to partner and collaborate with your government to sustain, compliment and consolidate the overall development of Borno State under your watch.
⦁ Once again, Congratulations Your Excellency Sir.