Press Release

New Kano State Head of Civil Service Assumes Duty

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Civil servants in Kano State have been urged to be more dedicated to their duties  to ensure effective and efficient public service.

The newly appointed Head of Civil Service ,Dr.Kabiru Shehu, made the call shortly after taking over the mantle of leadership of the office  today.

Dr.Kabir Shehu also drew the attention of all workers in the state civil service to be punctual and assidous in coming to work in time and desist closing before the time.

EU Justifies Conduct of Supplementary Elections in Kano State

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

The European Union Election Observation Mission EU EOM)  in Nigeria, 2019, says supplementary elections were conducted in Kano as a result of failure to use smart card readers and over-voting in the March 9th Governorship and state Assembly election in Kano state.

The EU EOM Chief Observer, Marie Arena, while presenting its final report at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja on Saturday, observes that the rerun elections were also held due to the cancellation of a number of polling units on 9 March.

Governor Ganduje Appoints Dr Kabiru Shehu As Head of Service

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje appoints Dr Kabiru Shehu as the State Head of Service. The appointment is with immediate effect. 

Until his appointment Shehu was the Permanent Secretary Governor's office, who was recently appointed and moved from the Office of the Head of Service to Governor's office, when he was Permanent Secretary Manpower Directorate. 

He was an Assistant Lecturer with the Kano State College of Arts, Science and Remedial Studies, (CARS) from 1984 and rose to Chief Lecturer in 2001. He was appointed Principal of CARS Kano, from 2002 to 2011.

NASS Leadership: Ganduje Congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila.

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has congratulated the newly emerged leaders of the National Assembly, with Senator Ahmed Lawan as the Senate President and Hon. Femi Gbajagbiamila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

He made the statement immediately after the election of the two leaders that took place at the chambers of the National Assembly, at different hours, starting with the Senate then the Green Chamber.

State govt queries Emir of Kano over misappropriation

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Kano state government had issued a letter of query to the emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II over the alleged financial misappropriation at the emirate.

The essence of writing the query to the Emir is to give him fair hearing to respond to the allegations raised against him instead of suspending him without giving him the right to defend himself.

The letter of query was served to the emir on Wednesday. 

Rano Emirate: Ganduje tasks LGAs for active support and participation

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has charged the 10 Local Government Areas under Rano Emirate to give maximum support and ensure full participation in all its activities in the interest of progress of their respective communities.

The10 Local Goverment Areas that fall under the new Rano Emirate include Rano, Sumaila, Kibiya, Bunkure, Kura, Garun Malam,Takai, Tudun Wada, Doguwa and Bebeji.

05 June

Kano Govt. Cancels Hawan Nassarawa Celebration For Security Reasons

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Kano state government has cancelled the annual traditional Sallah event, Hawan Nassarawa, slated for tomorrow Thursday 6th June, 2019, for security reasons. 

After security meeting that was held between governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje with all the security agencies, concerning all Sallah celebrations, as it is usually done, there was intelligence report for the fear of breach of peace during the upcoming event. 

It is clear to all that, Governor Ganduje is a peace loving leader, who doesn't toy with safety and security of his people and all other citizens living in Kano. 

Prison De-Congestion : Ganduje Secures Release of 2,517 Inmates in 4 Years

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

In compliance with the federal government urge for governors to de-congest prisons and hasten the process for quick dispensation of justice, Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has secured the release of 2,517 inmates within four years of his first tenure in office.

This was revealed by the governor during his Sallah visit to Goron-Dutse prison, where he secured the release of another 200 inmates, which costs the sum of over Eleven Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira (over N1.5m) only.