BREAKING NEWS: Borno State Governor, Umara Zulum Promotes A Committed Primary School Teacher To Assistant Headmistress.

Unwana Assam

Mrs.Obiagelli, woman in viral video with Borno Governor, gets promotion from class teacher to assistant headmistress by the executive chairman of Borno State, Professor Umara Zulum.

A level 12 class teacher, Mrs. Obiagelli Mazi, who was encountered by Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum at 6:30 am on Friday 8th February, 2020, has been promoted to an Assistant Headmistress.

Executive Chairman, Borno State Universal Education Board, SUBEB, Dr. Shettima Kullima conveyed the promotion on Saturday after his recommendation was approved by Governor Zulum.

Governor Zulum had during an outing by 6:30 am on Friday to assess public institutions, encountered Mrs. Obiagelli already at school, waiting for her pupils. The woman who hails from Abia state has been teaching for 31 years. Zulum met her at Shehu Sanda Kyarimi 2 Primary school under Jere local government education authority.

Overwhelmed by Mrs. Obiagelli’s dedication, Governor Zulum commended and rewarded her with personal cash of N100,000 nearly three times her monthly salary of N35,000.

However, on the social media handles of the executive governor of Borno State, Professor Umara Zulum, he disclosed to the public the statement thus; “I have approved the promotion of Mrs. Obiagelli Mazi to the rank of Assistant Headmistress, even though she was not a graduate, her 31 years teaching experience and commitment have earned her the promotion”.

In addition, Governor Zulum directed executive chairman of Borno State Universal Education Board to review the woman’s civil service position, her qualification (which happens to be NCE) and recommend her promotion. 24 hours later, the SUBEB chairman contacted the Governor recommending Mrs Obiagelli’s promotion from class teacher to assistant headmistress. He said even though the woman was not a graduate her 31 years teaching experience and commitment coupled with an executive order by the Governor have earned her the promotion.

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