No fewer than six members of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s cabinet have tendered their resignation on Sunday.
PlatinumPost reports that the mass resignation of the cabinet members was sequel to the fourty-eight-hour ultimatum by the governor to all political appointees seeking elective positions to resign.
Among the Commissioners who had tendered their resignation so far include Murtala Sule Garo, Commissioner for Local Government, who is reportedly gunning for governorship seat in the 2023 elections.
Another cabinet member that resigned is Musa Iliasu Kwankwaso, Commissioner for Rural Development, who said he had resigned his appointment to contest for House of Representatives for Madobi/Kura/Garun-Mallam Federal Constituency.
Other Executive Council member that resigned on Sunday is the Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Said Kiru, who in a statement, said he decided to resign from his position to vie for House of Representatives for Kiru/Bebeji constituency.
Also, the Kano State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Nura Muhammad Dankadai has resigned from his position.
It was gathered that Dankadai had resigned because he wants to contest for House of Representatives for Doguwa/Tudunwada Federal Constituency.
Mukhtari Ishaq, Commissioner for Special Duties has also tendered his resignation, reportedly to contest for House of Representatives for Kano Municipal Federal Constituency.
Ibrahim Ahmad Karaye, Commissioner for Culture and Toursim, has also resigned.
PlatinumPost gathered that Karaye had tendered his resignation to vie for the seat of House of Representatives for Karaye/Rogo Federal Constituency.
The gale of resignation has hit the Kano state following the early morning directive by Governor Ganduje.
PlatinumPost understands that more resignation in the Mr Ganduje’s government are expected to be announced before the Monday, April 18 deadline.