The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has brokered a peace deal between the governor of Kano state, Dr. Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, after securing their commitment to work together in the interest of the people.
By Onyebuchi Ezigbo
Kano state had been on the boil in recent times on account of a political dispute involving Governor Ganduje and Senator Kwankwaso which had snowballed into a wider conflict threatening to divide the party in the state.
Addressing a peace meeting on Friday comprising influential party stakeholders from Kano state, the APC Deputy National Chairman, Senator Lawan Shuaibu,, said tremendous progress has been made and that both Ganduje and Kwankwaso have accepted to work together again.
“From the conclusion of Today’s interaction with both the Governor, Ganduje and the former Governor, Senator Kwankwaso, they both agreed to work together in the interest of the people and their party and put behind whatever differences that might have opened the window for discord and I can assure that for the party in Kano, we have better days now that the two leaders have agreed to peace and that is all we have to tell you now,” he said.
Lawan said the party has made progress in reconciling the two party stalwarts in Kano, he said there are still other outstanding issues to be dealt with before total peace can return to the state chapter of the party.
“You just said there are bit and pieces of problem facing the party in Kano state, we will like to know those bit and pieces of problems, he ones you have resolved and the ones you are yet to be resolved s that we can imformed the teeming populace of the peaceful development in Kano State?”
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