Ganduje Departs For U.S, Gawuna Now Acting Governor


Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Thursday departed for Seattle, the United States of America to meet with Aliko Dangote and Gates and  Melinda Foundations, alongside the French government, for high powered meetings on education and water supply.

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He will be out for a period of 10 days. While away, the Deputy Governor Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna will be the acting Governor for the period. All ministries, departments, and agencies are directed to work well and harmoniously with the acting governor.

A statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to Kano State Governor  Abba Anwar on Thursday said the governor’s meeting with the Foundations will be on the development of education in the state.

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It said issues to do with accessibility, conducive environment for teaching and learning, as well as quality control, are some of the major areas to be discussed at the proposed meeting.

‘’The meeting would go a long way in improving education at levels of the administration, ensuring that, “Many good things are coming to our dear state. And we are assuring people that, our resolve to take the state to a higher level is determined with all sense of responsibility,’’ said the statement.

According to the statement,’’ While away, Ganduje will also engage in touching another area of water supply for the overall development of the state. Issues surrounding water industry that will improve the overall system will be discussed at the high powered meeting.