Babagana Umara Zulum Biography: Children, Spouse, Age, Net Worth, Phone Number, House, Family, News, Wikipedia

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Babagana Umara Zulum CON, a politician and academic from Nigeria born on August 26, 1969, has been the governor of Borno State for the All Progressive Congress (APC) since 2019.

Babagana Umara Zulum is a Nigerian politician and academic elected governor of Borno State in 2019 with 1,175,440 votes.

Boko Haram has launched several failed assassination attempts against Zulum.

Boko Haram militants ambushed his convoy on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway on July 29, 2020. Three of the five people killed were police officers.

On September 26, 2020, near Lake Chad, Boko Haram assaulted Zulum and his caravan once more.

According to accounts, at least 18 people were killed, including 14 army and police officers, as well as four civilians. The death toll was eventually revised to 30 after more bodies were uncovered.

On the 29th, Zulum’s convoy observed a donkey on the road and fired at it. As the donkey burst and opened fire on them, insurgents emerged from hiding. Even though several terrorists were murdered, no one in the convoy was injured.

On November 22, 2020, Zulum’s convoy was attacked again as it traveled to Baga to meet with government representatives.

This ambush killed seven troops and two civilians while leaving the governor unhurt. His scheduled meeting has been rescheduled.

Profile

  • Name: Babagana Umara Zulum
  • Date of Birth: August 26, 1969
  • Place of Birth: Mafa Local Government Area
  • Profession: Governor
  • Wife: Dr. Falmata Umara Zulum
  • Net Worth: $3 million

Early Life

In Borno State’s Mafa Local Government Area, Zulum was born on August 25, 1969. Zulum earned a degree in Agriculture Engineering from the University of Maiduguri after attending Mafa Primary School from 1975 to 1980 and Government Secondary School, Monguno from 1980 to 1985.

He then joined the Katsina State Polytechnic Youth Corps.

In Borno State’s Mafa Local Government Area, Zulum was born on August 25, 1969. In 2005, he began a PhD in Soil and Water Engineering at the University of Maiduguri, which he completed in 2009.

Career

Babagana started his career with the Borno State Civil Service as an Assistant Technical Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture in 1989.

Babagana entered the Borno State Unified Local Government Service in 1990 as a Senior Field Overseer, later rising to Principal Water Engineer.

He began his career as an assistant lecturer at the University of Maiduguri in 2000 and climbed to Professor. In 2010 and 2011, Babagana served as Deputy Dean and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

Babagana Umara was appointed Rector of Polytechnic in 2011. Meanwhile, he continued to lecture at the University of Maiduguri.

Governor Kashim Shetima of Borno State appointed him Commissioner of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement in 2015, a position he held until 2018.

On October 1, 2018, he won the All Progressives Congress gubernatorial primary in Borno State. With 1175440 votes, he was elected governor of Borno State in the 2019 Borno gubernatorial election held on March 9, 2019.

Controversy

Boko Haram has launched several failed assassination attempts against Zulum.

On July 29, 2020, Boko Haram fighters attacked his convoy on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway. Five persons were killed, three of whom were children.



Boko Haram assaulted Zulum and his convoy near Lake Chad on September 26, 2020. According to reports, at least 18 individuals were murdered, including 14 police officers and soldiers and 4 civilians. As more victims were discovered, the death toll was raised to 30.

Three days later, on the 29th, Zulum’s convoy came upon a donkey on the road and opened fire on it. As the donkey burst and opened fire on them, insurgents emerged from hiding. Several rebels were killed, but no one in the convoy was hurt.

On November 22, 2020, a Zulum Convoy was attacked while headed to Baga to meet with government officials.

This ambush murdered seven soldiers and two civilians while leaving the governor unharmed. His appointment had been canceled.

Personal Life

Zulum is married to Dr Falmata Umara Zulum and has a large family.

Net Worth

Babagana has a net worth of $ 3 million.




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