- Kano state is set to build one of Africa's iconic road, according to Governor Ganduje
- The road will be named after President Muhammadu Buhari
- The governor claimed he sent engineers to places in the world over the project
Very soon, Kano will wear a new look and this will change the story of the state forever. This is however subject to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje's commitment to see the road project he envisaged come to reality.
The governor said the state has earmarked N9 billion for the construction of a three-level flyover project.
Also, claimed he sent engineers to world capitals to come out with a design.
According to him, when completed, the road will be named after President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ganduje disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents after he presented the prototype of the road project to Buhari, Daily Nigerian reports.
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Going further, he described it as the only one of its kind in Africa, and that it would ease traffic congestion in Kano metropolis.
The governor also shared photos on his Twitter handle.
“So this design is one of the world’s most interesting designs, interchange design in Kano State now, when completed.
“So, it’s not an issue of Nigeria or issue of Africa, I beat my chest to tell you that it’s a blend of interchanges from different parts of the world, in order to ease traffic."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Salihu Tanko Yakasai, a former media aide to Governor Ganduje left the country following his release from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
Weeks after his sack, the former media aide in photos posted on his Twitter page on Wednesday, March 17, said goodbye to Nigeria as he thanked God for leaving.
It's however, not clear where Yakasai is heading to and if he is relocating abroad permanently.
Recall that Ganduje had sacked Yakasai for making a statement termed critical to President Buhari's administration.
His sack was announced by the state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, on Saturday, February 27.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.