Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Bags Most Outstanding Governor of 2017 Award

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His Excellency Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR attended the New Telegraph Award Night 2017 and received the Most Outstanding Governor of the year Award on Health & Education. The event took place yesterday evening at the Federal Palace Hotel, in Lagos.

Governor Ganduje was recognized for his exemplary service and tremendous development in several sectors, but specifically in Education & Health within just two years of his administration.

Some of the achievements recorded by the administration of Governor Ganduje in educatiom include construction of thousands of classrooms, capacity development for staffs and teachers, payment of inherited foreign scholarships for Kano students, girl child education, involvement of the community in developmeny of education, and other achievements.

While under health sector, the completion of the two major hospitals, Giginyu Specialist Hospital and Zoo Road Children's hospital, renovation of over 240 primary health centres, upgrading of Dawakin Tofa General Hospital & more than 10 PHCs accross the state, distribution of hospital equipments & medicines worth billions, as well as siging into law of the Kano Contributory Health Scheme, Kano Private Hospitals Management Agency and the Kano Health Trust Fund bills among many other achievements.

Other awardees at the event include, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, Governors of Sokoto, Gombe and Rivers, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, John Momoh, Alhaji Kabiru Yusuf of Daily Trusts Newspapers, and many others.

Salihu Tanko Yakasai
DG Media & Communications
Government House Kano
November 25, 2017.