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Kano : Education Commissioner resigns to contest Reps seat



 Kano Education Commissioner resigns to contest Reps seat

The Commissioner for Education in Kano State, Sanusi Said Kiru, has tendered his resignation to Governor Abdulahi Ganduje.

PlatinumPost reports that Ganduje had on Saturday issued a forty-eight-hour ultimatum to all political appointees seeking elective positions to resign.

However, in a statement on Sunday, Kiru said his resignation was in compliance with the directive of Governor Ganduje.

According to him, he had also resigned to contest for the House of Representatives for Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency, under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC come 2023.

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In the statement, sent to PlatinumPost, Mr Kiru said, ” Following the Governor’s directive that all political appointees interested in running for political offices in 2023 elections should resign,

“I, Mal. Muhammad Sanusi Said Kiru, has resigned my position as Commissioner of Education and a member of the Kano State Executive Council to contest the 2023 elections for the Kiru and Bebeji constituency.

“Let me use this opportunity to thank the Almighty Allah and my leader, His Excellency the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his family for giving me the opportunity to serve my state, Kano,” he said.

Continuing: ” I would also like to thank all my colleagues in the Kano State Executive Council and all the staff of the Kano State Ministry of Education for their co-operation in delivering our services during our tenure in the ministry.

“Special thanks to the leaders and parents of our great party, APC, especially in Kiru and Bebeji constituency for the advice they have given us during this term and wish them all the best.

“Thanks again to all my friends, brothers and the people of Kano State,” he said.

Kiru’s resignation came shortly after the wave of resignation hit the state, following the Ganduje’s directive, as his counterparts, Murtala Sule Garo, Musa Iliasu Kwankwaso and Nura Muhammad Dankadai have also resigned their appointments.



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