- The governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has reacted to reports of anointing candidates for a political position
- Ganduje in a recent interview said reports of endorsement of some individuals in the newspapers was not true
- According to him, the people of Kano are aware that nobody has been endorsed for any elective position
Kano - Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has denied annointing any candidate to succeed him at the end of his tenure in 2023.
Speaking to Daily Trust in an interview, Ganduje described the reports as mischievous, adding that the people are aware nobody has been anointed as either a gubernatorial or senatorial candidate or any elective position.
He explained that they are more concerned about governance in Kano state. Ganduje expressed confidence that the people who will contest various political offices are good politicians.
The governor was quoted to have said:
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"All those who would like to contest for the election as far as we are concerned are all good politicians of the party, all eligible to contest for election.
"When the time comes, it is our responsibility to see that we discuss among ourselves, even negotiation to go into the contest."
Kwankwaso breaks silence on recent encounter with Ganduje
The leader of the Kwankwasiyya movement narrated how he met his successor at Abuja airport.
Kwankwaso had spent an hour at the waiting room when he was informed that Ganduje who was going to board the same flight was on his way to the airport.
According to him, they both greeted themselves and each person went his way, adding that he believes God brought them together.
Alleged fraud: Abdulazeez Ganduje reports his mother to EFCC
Meanwhile, Abdualzeez Ganduje has reported his mum to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Abdulazeez is the eldest son of Kano governor and his mum, Hajia Hafsat, is the first lady of the state.
According to the report, the wife of the governor shunned an invitation extended to her by the EFCC, to report for questioning, last week, after Abdulazeez filed a complaint.