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Kano’s deputy gov resigns as agric commissioner



 Kano s deputy gov resigns as agric commissioner
Nasiru Gawuna

Kano State deputy governor, Nasiru Gawuna , on Sunday resigned as the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Mr Gawuna is the seventh Commissioner that had tendered his resignation following the 48-hour ultimatum given by Governor Abdullahi  Ganduje on compulsory resignation of all political appointees seeking  elective positions in 2023 general elections.

The deputy governor, in a statement by Hassan Musa Fagge – Chief Press Secretary, thanked Almighty God for giving him the opportunity to serve as the Commissioner for Agriculture in Mr Ganduje’s government.

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“Praise be to Almighty Allah for giving me the strength and wisdom and also guiding me to steer the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources for the past seven years under our amiable Governor Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.”

“Through these years, I served as the Commissioner of Agriculture under the proactive leadership of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, I garnered alot of knowledge, broaden my perspective and acquired experience in the service of the people.”

“In those years, we worked with vision and recorded alot of achievements in the agricultural sector,” he said.

He continued “I appreciate the opportunity given to me twice to serve as Commissioner under the purposeful Ganduje administration which today made me to be among the longest serving Commissioners of Agriculture in the country.

“My decision to resign as Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources is to further my political career. I will continue to give contributions towards the development of the State as your loyal Deputy in the mandate given to us by Kano people,” Mr Gawuna added.

Although Mr Gawuna did not express his desire to contest for governorship election, there are speculations that he is planning to succeed Mr Ganduje in 2023.

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