Ganduje thanks Kano, promises people oriented projects

Acheme Jack, Kano


Re-elected governor of Kano state north western Nigeria Dr. Umar Ganduje has promised to give people oriented projects a priority in his second term in the office.

Ganduje stated this at the government house Kano shortly after he was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The Governor promised promise to continue along the path of introducing new developmental projects in the state with direct impact on the people, complete ongoing projects including the ones inherited from the previous administration as some of them at the verge of being commissioned.

“I will do more in the areas of agricultural development because it’s a big business for us here in Kano, free education and women empowerment to move the state to the next level,” Ganduje stressed.

The governor thanked people of the ancient city for re-electing him to steer the affairs of the state for next four years.

“The success is not mine alone or my deputy’s, but for the entire people of Kano,” he commended.

He also thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his support and promised to continue to work with him for the progress and development of the country.

The governor called for calmness and understanding among Kano citizens especially his supporter as they celebrate urging them not to be allowed to be tempted into violence.

He however warned that the government will not tolerate trouble making and intimidation.

He urged people to disregard rumours of violence in Kano as the city is peaceful,

“Don’t mind the blackmailers, Kano is in peace,” he assured.

He thanked the traditional and religious leaders in the state, security operatives and INEC for their roles in ensuring a peaceful election.