2016 Xmas, best since I assumed office, says Borno governor, Shettima

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri
Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has described this year’s Christmas as his best season of celebration since his assumption of office over five years ago.
Speaking after cutting the tape to declare open some major highways in the state, Shettima said that 2016 signalled “Nigeria’s year of victory and Borno year of hope and liberation’’.
The highways are Maiduguri-Gubio-Damasak and the Maiduguri-Monguno-Baga roads.
“I want start by declaring that since I became the governor of Borno state in over five years, this is the best Christmas season that I have ever witnessed.
“This is the best December we ever witnessed and the year 2016 is my best year so far as governor of Borno state. 2016, for me is Nigeria’s year of victory and Borno year of hope and resurrection.
“It is in 2016 that we began to have access to major roads like Gwoza, Bama, Dikwa,Monguno and Damasak, following their liberation by our gallant armed forces.
“It is in the year 2016 that major highways began to be reopened, it is in the year 2016 that we accelerated our major reconstruction of liberated cities.’’

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