Prior to the commencement of the State Council meeting, at Africa House, Government House, Kano, Wednesday, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje acknowledged that, “There are protests across some states of the federation and Kano has its share of that, but it is now under control.”
He reveals that, “The state government has been meeting with various stakeholders concerning the development. We are also working very closely with the security agencies. We are happy that they are working with good synergy among them. Part of the reason why we are living peacefully in the state.”
“We met last night with the leadership of all the ethnic nationalities in the state. While they assured us that, they would do everything possible to talk to their people to continue living peacefully with other people, they gave us their words on that,” he said.
Governor Ganduje assured that, “Kano is peaceful. And we are watching things. I am therefore calling on all to live peacefully with one another. Peace is peace, there is no alternative to peace.”
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State
Wednesday, 21st October, 2020