Kano Government Bans Men, Women From Swimming in Same Pool, Children From Entering Hotels
- Men and women in Kano state have been urged not to swim together in the same pool as the government moved against such an act
- Recently, the Kano state government has enforced laws that would stop men and women to be in the same pool
- This development was backed by the state’s Task Force on Tourism Development Levy, and supported by the government in a bid to restore orderliness in the society
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As part of its efforts in ensuring orderliness is maintained in the society, the Kano state government has banned men and women from swimming in the same pool, smoking shisha, and entry of children into hotels.
The Punch reports that these laws were enforced by the state’s Task Force on Tourism Development Levy.
The Chairman of the Committee, Baffa Dan-Agundi, noted that these laws followed a meeting with hotel and event centre owners.
Sahara Reporters added that Dan-agundi said this after a meeting with the owners of hotels, restaurants and event centres to inform them of the new development.
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The committee informed them of a new levy by the state government that will help in sanitizing their places of business for the purpose of avoiding acts of prostitution in the state.
Nigerian governor sacks media aide for criticising President Buhari
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state in February sacked his special adviser on media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, for making a statement termed critical to the Buhari administration.
Yakasai’s sack was announced by the state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, on Saturday, February 27.
He said the termination of Yakasai’s appointment was with immediate effect. The commissioner stated that the aide was relieved of his duties over his continued unguarded comments and utterances which are deemed contrary to the stand of the (APC) government which he was serving.
Ganduje's agelong rift wift Kwankwaso
In other news, the rosy relationship between Ganduje and his predecessor turned sour shortly after the former took over the mantle of leadership in Kano.
The Kano governor's comment on reconciliation comes one week after he said he was ready to reconcile with his Kwankwaso.
Sometime in June 2021, a photo of Ganduje stepping on the poster of Kwankwaso during a political rally in Kano state surfaced online.