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Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state directs the closure of public and private schools across the state as part of precautionary measures against the threat posed by the Corona virus. 

A statement signed by the commissioner for education, Muhammad Sanusi Sa’idu Kiru indicates that the indefinite vacation becomes effective from Monday, March 23, 2020.

It says parents are to ensure that they evacuate their wards from boarding schools not later than Sunday.


Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has bagged the year 2019 Man of the Year Awards by the Daily Independent newspaper.

The award was presented to the governor at an elaborate ceremony held at Eko Hotel and Towers, Lagos for his pioneering,  innovative and unparalleled policies of continuity in the execution of government policies, programmes and projects. 

Coronavirus: Kano State Government Provides es Emergency Hotlines

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Saturday urged citizens to use the existing emergency hotlines provided by the state  Ministry of Health in the event of any eventuality.

The governor, in a statement by the commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, said surveillance and emergency response measures are in place to tackle outbreak of any communicable disease.

According to the statement, the government has provided emergency hotlines for citizens to call if they feel unwell or suspect a case of the coronavirus, also known as 

Jungle Justice List : Group Commends Ganduje, Security Agencies In Kano For Absence On The List

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state and all the security agencies in the state are commended for Kano not being one of the states captured by Daily Trust Newspaper's Investigation, published in the paper's edition of Monday,  February 24, 2020, where issue of jungle justice either becomes rampant or visible.


Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday, formally unveiled the $95 million Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development project, KSADP, a flagship project of his administration.
It is chiefly financed by the Islamic Development Bank and the Life and Livelihoods Fund (LLF), a development initiative through which the bank and other organizations provide concessional financing to its member countries.


Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   A 20-man Steering Committee has been inaugurated for the Kano State Agro Pastoral Development Project, KSADP.

The Project is a $95 million project funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Life and Livelihoods Fund (LLF). It focuses on improving crop production and enhancing livestock productivity in the state, even as its overall objective is to contribute to reducing poverty and strengthening food and food security.

FG Awards Gov. Ganduje Champion of Primary Health Care

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   The Federal Government has awarded Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Nigeria’s Champion of Primary Healthcare delivery.

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Enahire handed the award to Ganduje at Coronation Hall, Kano Government House, shortly after declaring open the Kano 2020 Primary Healthcare Summit.

Ganduje is the second person to receive the award of such nomanclature 27 years after.

Community Policing: 2 AIGs Describe Ganduje As Architect of Modern Community Policing

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Impressed by the undoubdting and unrelenting commitment of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the security of his state and the genuine application of modern strategies in terms of intelligence gathering and use of Information Technology (IT), the recently promoted Assistants Inspector General of Police (AIGs) Ahmed Iliyasu and Rabi'u Yusuf, described the Governor as an architect of modern community policing.