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Political thuggery, climate of fear dominates APC’s rallies in Kano – Comrade Abdussalam.

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The deputy gubernatorial aspirant of PDP in Kano State Comrade Aminu Abdussalam alleged that the ruling party under the able leadership of Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje of breaking the peace accord established to govern the peaceful conducts political rallies in the State.

Comrade Abdulssalam made the disclosure on Wednesday while speaking to newsmen in Kano.

He said PDP in the state has observed with dismay on the continuous climate of fear and deterioration of peaceful atmosphere orchestrated by the ruling party in the course of running their political rallies.

“What transpired in Rano, Bichi and Ganduje during recent political gatherings, is a typical example, whereby lives are reportedly lost and scores of casualties recorded, and no one was arrested, and is a clear manifestation that APC is encouraging thuggery among gullible youth” he alleged

The Kano PDP deputy gubernatorial aspirants cited an example, adding that during PDP rallies in Tarauni local government area on 20th and on 27th in Kano Municipal, some hired miscreants were planted in their midst to wreak havoc, which were later arrested.

Comrade Abdussalam asserted that the ruling party in Kano is restive and jittery in view of the teeming supports their party is gaining in daily basis from Kano populace.

Which he said, they arguably realized this as an omen foretelling PDP’s victory in the forthcoming general election in Kano and beyond.

Adding that, “the inhospitable reception received by APC during their recent rally in Ajingi, had provoked thier thugs, and went on rampage, inflicting fears by brandishing weapons, defacing PDP billboards and posters while on their way to Kano, and nothing has been done by the security operatives to stopped the unbecoming attitude and curtailed its further occurrence” he alleged.

Comrade Aminu Abdussalam urged the Kano state security operatives to desist from lopsided party’s treatment, become neutral and discharged their statutory duties required by the law.

Adamu Aminu, writes Kano.

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El Zakzaky’s Persecutions, Wickedness Of The Highest Order – University Professor.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

Professor Dahiru Yahaya of the history department, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has attributed the longstanding detention of the Shiite leader in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is a federal government wickedness of the highest order.

Professor Yahaya said this while briefing newsmen on Saturday in Kano.

Adding that “Shiites members are peace-loving and law-abiding citizens, but the ongoing persecutions of El-Zakzaky and his teeming followers by the federal government is a deliberate step of subduing the movement by any means necessary, which their ill-motive would not prosper”

The University Don stressed that, in view of the ailments threatening the well-being and life of Sheikh El-Zakzaky while currently in detention, it is highly imperative for the federal government to consider the request of taking him abroad to seek for urgent medical attention.

“Shiite members in Nigeria were glaringly denied their right to worship, to move freely and also prevented from voicing-out their grievances through peaceful demonstration calling for the unconditional release of leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky but instead, they were killed and maimed in broad daylight by the security operatives” he emphasised.

Professor Yahaya goes on to say that even the Idol worshippers and other various faith in Nigeria are enjoying right of worshipping and practising their beliefs without prejudice, while Shiite members are been treated as impostors in their fatherland.

The renowned historian added that it is advisable for the sake of peace and harmony to reign, the federal government must respect the previous court orders which uphold the release of the Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky unconditionally.

“Saudi Arabia was the brain behind given out these contract to destabilise Shiite movement due to its loggerhead with Iran, and Nigeria is not an exception among the countries who gave patronage to such juicy contracts of putting our movement in disarray” he assured.

Professor Dahiru Yahaya added that living in peace and harmony is what Nigerians are presently craving for, to prosper in their various endeavours and going about practising their beliefs without intimidation and stigmatisation for no obvious reason.

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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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Hon.Gbajabiamila Appoints Rurum, Goro and Others to Head Committees.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has appointed 12 members from Kano state as chairmen of various committees.

Mr Gbajabiamila released the names on Thursday evening.

According to the list, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum(Rano.Kibiya/Bunkure) Pension, Sha’aban Sharada (Kano Municipal) National Security and Intelligence committee while Aminu Sulaiman Goro (Fagge) still heads the chairmanship of Tertiary Institutions committee.

Others are Munir Babba (Kumbotso); Agricultural colleges and institutions, Mahmoud Abdullahi (Albasu/ Gaya/Ajingi); Petroleum resources (downstream), and Nasiru Ali Ahmed (Nassarawa); Public procurement.

The rest are Ali Muhammad (Wudil/Garko); Labour, employment and productivity, Abubakar Kabir Abubakar (Bichi); Works, Kabiru Idris (Kura/Madobi/Garun Malam); Civil Society and Development Partners, Mustapha Dawaki (Dawakin Kudu/Warawa); Housing and Habitat,Sani Bala (Tsanyawa) Public service matters, and Tijjani Jobe (Tofa/Rimin Gado/Dawakin Tofa); Rural Development.

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