– Governor Ganduje has visited the Kwankwaso family to commiserate with them over the death of Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso
– The deceased was the father of Governor Ganduje’s predecessor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso
– During the condolence visit, the Kano state governor promised to retain the traditional title held by the deceased in the family
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the governor of Kano state, has paid a condolence visit to the family of his political archrival, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, over the death of Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso.
Saleh, the father of the former governor of Kano state, died on Friday morning, December 25, 2020, at the age of 93.
Daily Trust reports that Governor Ganduje was received by the commissioner for rural development, Musa Iliasu Kwankwaso, at the deceased’s residence in Kwankwaso town in Madobi local government area.
The village head of Kwankwaso town, Alhaji Baba Musa Kwankwaso was also in attendance to receive the governor.
The Kano state governor said:
“We lost a very caring father. Who had blessed years before his return to Allah. May Allah forgive his soul and continue to shower blessings on him.”
Ganduje described the deceased as a complete gentleman and a very patient leader.
The village head subsequently urged the governor to leave the position of the late Madaki of Karaye, with the family.
In his reaction, Governor Ganduje said there was no need to make the request as the family deserves everything from the government.
Granting the request, the governor said:
“There is no need for the request, because this house deserves everything from us. We always respect this house.”
In another report, Governor Ganduje alongside four others has been restrained from deducting the salaries of members of the state chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
A Kano high court issued an interim injunction after members of the union had filed a suit following the deduction in their November and December salaries amounting to over N80m.
The motion filed before the court on Tuesday, January 5, by Barrister F.I Umar their lawyer was equally supported by a 36 paragraph affidavit.
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