Borno commissioner resigns to contest Chibok assembly seat

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Mr Nuhu Clark, the Borno Commissioner for Poverty Alleviation, has resigned from office to contest Chibok State Constituency election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Clark told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Maiduguri on Monday that his decision was to ensure quality representation for the people of Chibok.

Clark who served as the elected Chairman of Chibok Local Government in 1999 said he was still connected to his people and that his project remained the people’s project.

He lauded Gov. Babagana Zulum for giving him the opportunity to serve as a commissioner, adding that his experience as former council chairman, state youth leader, and adviser would be brought to bear when he emerges as a lawmaker.

NAN also reports that another commissioner who resigned is Bukar Talba in the Ministry of Agriculture.

Talba is aspiring to contest Nganzai/Monguno/Marte Federal Constituency on the platform of APC.

There is also unconfirmed reports that more than 10 Special Advisers to the governor have tendered their resignations to enable them seek elective positions.

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