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Kano Records 60 months without Polio, says Ganduje

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has urged Kano populace to remain committed towards complimenting government efforts in fighting polio.

Dr. Ganduje made the disclosure on Sunday during the flag-off ceremony of August 2019 National Immunization plus days (NIPDs) held at Tsalle town in Gezawa Local Government Area.

He said this amidst the celebration of 60 months without a fresh outbreak of polio in Kano.

Adding that previous exercises were profoundly achieved by the government through the seamless co-operation and solid commitment given by people.

“It is obviously cleared that 60 months without any newly reported case of polio, is a welcoming development which was celebrated by all and sundry he added.

He urged parents, guardian, as well as caregivers to supports government efforts in the course of branding Nigeria free-polio country.

Earlier, in his remark, the permanent secretary, State ministry of health, Usman Bala said the state government has done a lot towards bringing the virus down to its knees through tireless routine immunisation exercises blended with a massive campaign of public enlightenment to keep people abreast of the need to immunised their children of poliomyelitis.

During the events, the representatives of Kano, Gaya and Rano emirates urged parents not to relent in supporting governments commitment to eradicate the menace poliovirus in Kano and the nation at large.

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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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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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