Kano Govt. Pledges Support to FG Initiatives in Fight Against Banditry, Kidnapping.


Kano State Government has vowed to support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s initiative to decimate the menace of insecurity destabilising the peace of the country.

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf committed on Friday when he received the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Muhammad Idris on a courtesy visit at the Kano government house.

In a statement by the governor’s spokesperson, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa the governor said it is pertinent to join heads with the central government to curtail the excesses of criminalities to restore national development.

Alhaji Yusuf appreciated President Tinubu for heeding his appeal to reopen Nigeria’s borders with other countries, an action that will assist in alleviating the economic hardship in the country.

He described the visit as timely given its engagements with critical stakeholders including the business community pledging to do what it takes to support the federal government to better the country.

Earlier, the minister, Alhaji Muhammad Idris Malagi said he led the Presidential media team to Kano and met with Nigerians from various walks of life to explain what President Tinubu’s government has been doing to make life better for Nigerians.

According to the minister, ” We came to ask for patience and understanding in the period of some economic challenges we are experiencing. Indeed some of the challenges need to be endured by all Nigerians so that we can have prosperity all of” said the minister

He expressed optimism that Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf’s affirmation by the Supreme Court would inspire the governor to re-double more efforts to deliver more dividends of democracy to the teaming people of Kano.

The minister maintained that his robust engagement with the business community would yield positive results given Kano’s strategic location as a commercial hub not only in the northern part but the entire country.

He later submitted the certified national flag to the governor and recommended procurement of the flags in large quantities for use in public buildings and other official engagements in the state.