- Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai said his second term as Kaduna governor will be tough
- The governor made this known in his speech after being inaugurated for second term at Murtala Mohammed Square
- El-Rufai posited that he will again step on toes to bring greatness to the northern state
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has vowed to step on toes of Kaduna people and take tough decisions in his second 4-year term as governor of the state.
The governor made this known on Wednesday, May 29, when taking oath of office in a colourful ceremony held at Murtala Mohammed Square Kaduna.
The Nation reports that El-Rufai, who assumed the mantle of power that will see him oversee the affairs of the northern state for the next four years, said the people of Kaduna should be ready to witness era painful and tough decisions in order to make the state great.
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Legit.ng recalls that in his first term as governor, El-Rufai was at loggerhead with the people of the state demolition of house structures encroached in government institutions.
Similarly, the governor became the subject of harsh criticism when he sacked about 21,000 Kaduna primary school teachers over alleged gross incompetence.
El-Rufai also drew the irk of Kaduna people when he removed many district heads. In the same vein, his handling of the security situation in the state has often been criticised by the state elites.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Babajide Sanwo-Olu had been sworn in as the new governor of Lagos state.
The swearing in took place today, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. His predecessor, former governor Akinwunmi Ambode was however curiously absently at the colourful event.
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