From Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has approved the appointment of Baba Bura Usman as the state’s new Accountant General.
The appointment was announced in a statement by the spokesman to the governor, Malam Isa Gusau, on Thursday.
The statement said Baba Bura Usman, the new accountant general, was until his appointment, the Director of Treasury Operations at the Borno State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning, since 2020, Gusau said.
“The 57 years old Usman who hails from Kaga Local Government Area in northern Borno State has over 20 years experience in financial management and internal control systems,” the statement revealed.
He started his accounting career in 1990 in a private firm before joining the service of the Borno State government in 1998at the Borno State Arts Council.
Usman is also a member LMUer of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, and the Nigerian Institute of Management.
He replaced the former Accountant General who has retired from service.