- Newly sworn-in Kano state governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, refused to sit on the official seat used by former governor, Abdullahi Ganduje
- Yusuf was seen in a 30 seconds video as he declined the offer from security operatives to use the official seat
- The governor, however, grabbed another seat within his reach as he settled down to address the people
Kano, Kano state - Little drama broke out today, Monday, May 29, after the newly sworn-in governor of Kano state, Abba Kabir Yusuf, refused to sit on the official seat used by the former governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
In a 30 seconds video shared by the Leadership newspaper, Yusuf declined the official seat meant for him as the state governor.
The governor, elected under the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP), grabbed another seat as he prepared to address the people.
PAY ATTENTION: Follow us on Instagram - get the most important news directly in your favourite app!
Inauguration day: Video emerges as stage collapses at swearing-in ceremony
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the stage used for the swearing-in ceremony of the new governor of Kano state, Abba Kabir Yusuf, collapsed on Monday, May 29.
When the incident happened, the new governor, his deputy, and the acting chief judge were all on the podium at the Sani Abacha Stadium. But they are all reportedly safe.
“I’ll probe N241bn debt,” Abba Gida-Gida fires first shot at Ganduje ahead of swearing-in
An emerging report has it that the incoming governor of Kano state, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has vowed to probe the N241 billion inherited from the administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the outgoing governor of Kano state.
According to Yusuf, the handover notes submitted by Ganduje through the outgoing Secretary to the State Government were insufficient and very scanty.
May 29: Strong Kano APC chieftain reveals how Abba Gida-Gida’s inauguration can be stopped
Legit.ng also reported that Alhaji Ahmadu Haruna Zago, an influential stalwart in the Kano state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has revealed the only reason why the inauguration of the governor-elect Abba Kabir Yusuf, also known as Abba Gida-Gida can be stopped.
He urged members of the party and its supporters to desist from spreading fake news that the governor-elect will not be inaugurated on Monday, May 29.