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Appeal Court Uphold Ganduje’s Electoral Victory.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The Kaduna Division of Appeal Court on Friday upheld Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s electoral victory.

Reading the lead judgment on Friday, Justice Tijjani Abubakar in a unanimous ruling said Ganduje was duly elected

It can be recalled that the election petition tribunal led by Justice Halima Shamaki on October 2 upheld the election.

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JUST IN: Kano State Assembly Passes Bill To Creates New Emirates

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Adamu Aminu, Kano

The Kano State House of Assembly has endorsed the Kano Emirates Council Bill 2019, which seeks to create four additional emirates in the state.

First Weekly Magazine, recalled that the bill was sent to the House on Monday by the state Executive Council.

However, the house was in a rowdy session during debate on the bill on Wednesday at plenary and subsequently went into a closed-door session.

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Kano State House of Assembly Divides On New Emirates.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

Kano State House of Assembly was in a rowdy session on Wednesday, when members were sharply divided during a debate over the establishment of the new emirates bill sent to the house members by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

It was reportedly said that some members disagreed over the bill during the debate at the Assembly.

However, the Assembly members resists to agree on the passage of the new Emirate Council Bill 2019, which was sent by Ganduje to restore the four emirates that were dissolved by a Kano high court.

The Assembly members were said to have spent almost three hours in a secret session, ruminating the bill but failed to reach an agreement

The Kano State Government approved a new bill to restore the four emirates in Bichi, Rano Karaye and Gaya, after their nullification by a Kano High court.

Meanwhile, the House has adjourned till Thursday 5th December 2019 to continue debating on the bill.

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Philanthropist and Corporate Bodies Deserved to Compliments State Government Efforts On Education – Alh. Abubakar Z. Muhd

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The Executive Secretary, Kano state Scholarships Board, Alh. Abubakar Zakari Muhammad has urged wealthy individuals and Corporate bodies to compliments state government’s efforts towards the are the development of education through sponsoring students to continue pursuing knowledge in a various institution within and outside Nigeria.

The Executive Secretary made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in his office on Tuesday, shortly after screening exercise of best-qualified 10 Kano students conducted by ” Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation at the Kano State Scholarship Board in Kano.

While expressing his delight over the gesture made by the foundation for awarding the scholarship to the students.

Saying that this is a very welcoming idea with profound pleasing impression for both the beneficiaries as well as Kano State government.

The Executive Secretary stressed that the strides made by the is undoubtedly deserved pat-in- the back for collaborating with Kano State Scholarship Board as a venue for conducting the screening exercise.

He said the commitment made by the foundation is a quite encouraging and favourable gesture in giving their quota for creating an avenue of building our youth future through acquiring qualitative education.

“Kano State government under the able leadership of Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje have already gone far in sponsoring Kano Students to further their education in various institutions, which more than 8-billion Naira was judiciously expended to cover their tuition, accommodation and other sundry expenses” he praised.

Abubakar Zakari Muhammad, who was an erstwhile one-term member represented Tarauni local government in Kano State house of assembly, enjoined corporate bodies as well as philanthropists to emulates the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation in sponsoring students to further their education, he said would undoubtedly compliments government efforts towards achieving its goals of providing qualitative education even for the less privileged in the society.

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