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General News of Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Source: Legit

Zulum stops his convoy to assist women fetching firewood

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state on Monday, March 29, 2021, stopped his convoy to assist some women and girls who were fetching firewood by the roadside in the Monguno area of the northeastern state.

Firewood is the major energy source for cooking and heating among rural households in the insurgency-ravaged area, Daily Trust noted.

In some of the viral photos, the Borno state governor was seen surrounded by his security aides who helped some of the women.

The governor's action has earned him admiration by some Nigerians as photos of the incident continue to trend on social media. Nevertheless, some people also criticised the governor, suggesting that his action may be politically-motivated.

Legit.ng curates some of the reactions to the governor's action on social media. Enoma Eguakhide said on Facebook:

"It seems this man came from the wrong side of a nation. How could he have got human heart in the mist of inhuman generation.

"It shows that humans can be Godly if they fear God and live humanity. I wish you God's protection. Keep doing your good works."

Christian Okwori said: "Mr. Governor thank you but see this as an opportunity to train and provide them with clean affordable renewable energies like Biogas, saw dust brickers, and solar CSP. Rankadede"

Emmanuel Ufot said: "This Man is always in the news for good reasons.l know him for humility, kindness, Superior performance, selflessness and people centred leadership.GOD bless and keep Governor Zulum safe."

Abdullahi Muhammad Ibrahim said: "This is the great governor because he carry out the activities. unlike other they went to Abuja living there without knowing the situation of their masses."

Opeyemi Jamiu said: "This man will make a good president in Nigeria, but they won't let him get there because of our political system."

Nsini Sunday said: "I love this man and as a southerner, I would vote for him if he runs for president. "This is one governor who loves his people wholeheartedly. God bless you sir."

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