- A 100-man transition and inauguration committee has been inaugurated by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state
- The governor, who won re-election in the 2019 general elections, inaugurated the committee on Wednesday, April 10
- According to Ganduje, the committee's task is to ensure that the machinery of government continue to roll smoothly
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Wednesday, April 10, inaugurated a 100-man transition and inauguration committee ahead of May 29, 2019, when the new administration will begin work.
Ganduje who inaugurated the committee at the Government House, Kano, said latter's task was to ensure that the machinery of government continue to roll smoothly, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the governor said the committee was to maintain stability and build on the successes and achievement of the administration, and urged the committee members to use their wealth of experience to assist in meeting set targets.
In his response, the state chairman of APC, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, who is also the secretary of the committee, assured that the May 29 inauguration would be smooth and peaceful.
Abbas said that the committee members, chosen on merit and from all strata of the society, would submit its reports within the stipulated four weeks.
The committee is being chaired by the secretary to the state government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, with Alhaji Sabo Na-Nono as vice chairman.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the All Progressive Congress (APC) legal team in Kano state, on Wednesday, April 10, expressed its readiness to defend the victory of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Ganduje was declared winner of the March 23 supplementary election held in the state.
Ma”aruf Mohammed-Yakasai, a member and spokesman of the legal team, made the APC’s position known while addressing a news conference in Kano on Wednesday, April 10.
He said the legal team found it necessary to explain its position in respect of the prayer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) granted by the governorship election petition tribunal to inspect election materials conducted in the state.
He said: “As a member of the legal team of the APC and spokesman of the Team, we received a copy of an order in respect of the permission granted to the PDP to inspect the election materials, which is in order."
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