The wife of Kano State governor, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, has revalidated her membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Prof. Ganduje also mobilised wives of Kano State elected and appointed officials to drum up support for the ongoing revalidation and registration exercise.
A statement made available to PlatinumPost on Sunday and signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Abba Anwar, said the event took place at Open Theatre, Government House, Kano on Sunday.
According to the statement, wives of the state Deputy Governor, Secretary to the State Government, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, State APC Chairman, all Commissioners, Senators, members of the National Assembly and that of the State Assembly, Women Leaders from all the 44 local governments, among others, were all present.
Speaking at the event, Prof. Ganduje commended the orderly conduct of the exercise in Kano and urged all stakeholders to work harder and make sure that the state retains its leading position with the highest registered members of the ruling APC.
“This exercise is very important and necessary. It is without any argument that, Kano is the leader in democratic practice in the country…
“All those who have party membership cards should come forward and revalidate them,” she said.
She further counselled that, people should go to where they cast their votes during election period, saying, “…that is where they should go for this revalidation exercise. I am urging women to come forward and participate fully in this all-important exercise.”
Prof Ganduje called on youths who newly attained the age of 18 years to also participate in the exercise.
The awareness creation campaign of the wife of the Kano state governor, was also extended to other states in North West zone, as wives of some notable people from the geopolitical zone, also participated in the exercise.
At the event wives of some politicians called upon Kano people, women particularly, to make sure that Kano records the highest number of membership of the ruling APC.
Prof. Ganduje also used the awareness campaign to empower some women who were present, saying “it is important to note that women’s empowerment is necessary for our society to develop sustainably.”