By Adamu Aminu, Kano.
The chief-whip, Kano state house of assembly and member representing Kabo constituency, Hon. Labaran Ayuba Durum says the entirety of APC state lawmakers were in total supports of of Governor Ganduje decision of dethroning ex Kano emir, Mallam Muhammadu Sunusi the II.
Hon. Durum made the revelation on Monday to corroborate the actual circumstances that ignited the rowdy session among the house members.
He added that the committee which was entrusted to investigates the petitions level against the erstwhile monarch, which was given 7-day ultimatum, realized that there were so many complications embedded in the course of discharging the assigned duty.
” We sighted that so many threats hovering around and above which bound to make the assignment not bound to be feasible Durum said.
He stressed that we came during the plenary to clearly notify the whole house about the petitions investigation, which he said, seems practically not possible, with a view to find the way out.
” Unfortunately, opposition members arose unfounded allegation that some shrouded in secrecy about the matter, which there was nothing shrouded in secrecy. He added.
Hon Durum added this led to the commotion which halted the session.
Despite all that, the executive governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has the strong constitutional mandate to dethrone emir in case of any gross violation of his assigned duty.
“The entirety of APC members in the house strongly support dethronement of the ex emir. Durum confirmed.
In his remark, with regard to motive of the rowdy session, the ex house leader, Hon. Labaran Abdul Madari said, the house leadership fell short to discharge its constitutional task.
” Actually we were not in support or against the emir’s impeachment, but the question is why the house leadership at the fifth day of the investigation to come up with the strange observations, while the committee has to remaining days to present its findings.
” The decision taken was unwarranted and beyond rational assessment” Madari said.
Madari added that since the state executive have constitutional power to appoint or deposed any erring traditional monarch in the state, it is needful to referred all the matter to him to take appropriate action.
“That was the actual bone of contention which overturned the house in such an unwarranted turmoil, ” Madari confirmed.
Thugs Attack Kwankwaso In Kano
The convoy of former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso was attacked by thugs in Kano on Tuesday.
It was gathered not less than three utility vehicles in his convoy were destroyed during the incident, which occured close to a three star hotel in the city.
The incident was said to have occurred shortly after Kwankwaso conferred with the Chairman of Kano State PDP ward Congress, Governor Fintiri.
A statement by Ibrahim Adam, spokesman to Abba Kabir Yusuf, 2019 PDP gubernatorial candidate in Kano said “the leader escaped unhurt ”
Adam said: “While leaving the hotel, some hired thugs attacked the convoy of Sen. Kwankwaso and destroyed 3 cars belonging to some of our House of Assembly members.”
He added: “But, Alhamdulillah, the congress was successful. They couldn’t achieve what they want to achieve.”
My Father Is A Master Chess Player In Politics – Ganduje’s Daughter
Fatima Ganduje Ajimobi, Daughter of the Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has once again come for her father’s critics, days after the state government dethroned Muhammad Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano.
Taking to her Instagram story, the governor’s daughter said there has been no single riot in Kano as expected by others, following the crowning of another Emir, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero.
Fatima also said she would rather a worker than a talker, a subtle jab at the deposed Sanusi, who was critical of Ganduje’s administration.
Screenshot of her Instagram story.
Vice President Osinbajo, Sheds Light on Kano Power Sector
By Adamu Aminu, Kano.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday emphasised the need to get the private sector involved with government to bring power to Kano State.
Prof. Osinbajo stated this while receiving the Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture led by its president, Alhaji Dalhatu Abubakar, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Vice President spokesman, Laolu Akande.
According to him, “If we can bring a substantial amount of investment in power to Kano, we can really make a difference. So, I am looking forward to working with you on power,”
He said closer collaboration between KACCIMA and the Federal Government is very important to economically move the state and Nigeria forward.
“Anyone who understands the history of business in Nigeria cannot in any way diminish the importance of the Kano business community,’’ said the statement.
In the statement, Osinbajo said when the country started the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council, in engaging the partnership that will move the initiative forward, Lagos and Kano had to be the two focal points for the implementation of the reform plans.
The statement added that the Vice President said the regular interface between the private sector and the Federal Government would continue because of their contribution to the development of the economy, especially in creating employment.
Osinbajo assured that the federal government would do everything possible to support the business community in Kano.
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