Recall that six years ago, over 200 girls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from their secondary school in Chibok town.
While some have been rescued and several others escaped, many still remain in captivity.
He stated this during an appearance on Channels TV’s Politics Today.
During the interview, he was asked if the government had lost hope in the rescue of the girls, Zulum said: “not at all.
“We are still optimistic,” the governor who has also been a victim of several attacks, added.