Ganduje: We Won’t Intimidate Anybody

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has assured the people of the state that he will not betray them as they have once again entrusted him with the enormous responsibility of governing their affairs, stating that no one will be harassed or intimidated.

A statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Mallam Muhammad Garba, and made available to THISDAY yesterday, quoted the governor as saying that his administration has no intention of labeling anybody in the public or private domain.

‘’We have no intention whatsoever to intimidate anybody, be it civil servant or private citizen. Elections are associated with heated debate on political differences, but  they are over and we have a big task of working together because Kano State belongs to all of us,’’ the statement added.

He said the governor’s victory at the polls belongs to all the people regardless of their political differences and therefore “together, we will work to move the state forward.’’

It further reaffirmed Ganduje’s determination to run an all-inclusive and participatory government as all relevant stakeholders will be given their rightful place in running the affairs of the state.

“Kano State belongs to all of us. We will embrace everybody; the traditional rulers, the Ulama, civil servants and all other interested parties. We need to get everyone together for the task ahead and move our state forward,’’ statement said.

The commissioner pointed out that Ganduje would continue to maintain his stand for giving respect and dignity to all those who deserve them, saying by this statement, the governor is extending a hand of friendship to all to come and work together in the interest of the state.

Garba added that the administration would adopt the same policy in the execution of infrastructure and other critical sectors of development for the benefit of all the people in the state.

It reassured the state that the security of life and property of citizens would continue to be given utmost priority by improving on the prevailing peace in the state.