An Igbo indigene, Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state  and a Yoruba man, Yusuf Alao from Oyo state have been appointed as special advisers in Professor Babagana Zulum’s Borno state cabinet.

According to a statement from the state government, both men who are professionals, have lived in Borno State for many years and have been actively supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC) and so deserve to be part of current government.

Governor Zulum was represented by the Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur at the swearing-in ceremony where 26 advisers were administered oaths of office and allegiance.

The others sworn in included Sheikh Modu Mustapha, Ali Damasak, Mustapha Bulu, Hussaini Gambo, Bukar Ardoram, Tukur Mshelia, Tijjani Modu, Inna Galadima, Zarah Bukar, Mustapha Sandabe, Gadau Ngurno, Mohammed Maulud, Bole Kachallah, Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Barr. Bashir Maidugu, Bukar Konduga, Umoru Gaya, Ali Zangeri, Tukur Ibrahim, Tijjani Kukawa, Abba Gubio, Malam Gana Badu, Alhaji Adamu Chibok and Ahmed Zarma.