Kano Gov-Elect Issues Strong Warning to Individuals, Groups, Organisations Under Ganduje’s Govt
- Individuals, groups and organisations undertaking construction in public places in Kano state have been urged to keep off
- This directive is coming from the Kano state governor-elect, Abba Kabir Yusuf
- The governor-elect advised all those currently building to discontinue any construction work on public land within and around the state
Kano state governor-elect, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has warned individuals, groups and organisations undertaking construction in public places to keep off.
In a fresh directive that his chief press secretary, Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, issued on his behalf, Kabir advised the discontinuance of demolition on all existing buildings belonging to the government and people of Kano state, Daily Trust reported on Friday, March 31.
Kabir, Kano gov-elect gives fresh directive
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“The Kano State Governor-elect, His Excellency, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, has directed that this Public Advisory be issued to all individuals, groups, and other organisations that have ongoing construction in public places.”
“You are advised to discontinue any construction work on public land within and around the following: All schools in the State, all religious and cultural sites in the State, all hospitals in the State, all graveyards in the State, and along the city walls of Kano.
“You are also advised to discontinue the demolition of, and the construction on, all existing public buildings belonging to the government and people of Kano State.”
2023 governorship election: APC loses Kano to Kwankwaso's NNPP
One of the major upsets witnessed in the 2023 governorship elections was the defeat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state.
The governorship candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Abba Kabir Yusuf, defeated the APC's flagbearer, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna.
Yusuf polled 1,019,602 votes while Gawuna came second with 890,705 votes.
Observers fault INEC's declaration of Yusuf as governor-elect in Kano
In another report, Civil society domestic election observers in Kano have faulted the declaration of NNPP's Yusuf as the winner of the March 18 governorship election in the state.
The observers asked the electoral umpire to review the declaration and conduct supplementary elections in the affected areas of over 270,000 cancelled votes in line with relevant electoral laws for the peace and progress of the state in particular and Nigeria at large.
They made their observation public during a press conference on Thursday, March 22, in Kano.