The Kano State House of Assembly has assured Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of a cordial working relationship for the development of the state.
By Fanen Ihyongo, Kano
— Governor pardons 43 —
The Assembly members, led by the Speaker Abdul’Aziz Garba Gafasa, paid the governor a “Solidarity/Special Sallah visit” in Government House at the weekend.
The lawmakers said they would do their best in consolidating on the gains of Ganduje’s administration.
“We are glad to make it very clear that, our relationship with the State Executive is very cordial. We will do our best to make sure this cordial relationship is sustained,” the Speaker said.
Gafasa noted how the three arms of government (executive, legislature and judiciary) in Kano were working harmoniously well, in the interest of the State.
Meanwhile, 43 inmates from the Kano Correctional Service have been pardoned and released by the governor in the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The governor told the ex-convicts to “go and sin no more and to exhibit positive character and good virtues.”
Ganduje gave each of the freed persons N5,000 as transport fare back to their homes.
The governor had made a similar gesture to 295 inmates in May to mark Eid el-Fitri festival.
The governor’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Abba Anwa urged inmates and the Muslims to be law-abiding and pray for the peace and security and growth of the country.
He also advised residents to observe the protocols of COVID-19 pandemic.