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Kano Assembly orders removal of Kwankwaso's name from public buildings

25 August 2016, 15:45

Kano - The animosity between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso on Wednesday took a new dimension, reports Vanguard.

The Kano State House of Assembly has ordered the immediate removal of all Kwankwasiyya inscriptions from public buildings in Kano metropolis and other local government areas of the state.

Kwankwasiyya is the name of the political structure of the former governor in the state.

Also read: Police stop Kwankwaso from organizing mass wedding

The directive on the removal followed a motion by Baffa Babba-Dan-Agundi, member representing Kano Municipal Constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Education.

The motion was unanimously adopted by all the 40 members of the State Assembly.

The House urged the 44 local government councils to comply with the order within one month.

On Tuesday, Kwankwaso’s house in Kano was barricaded by armed police in order to prevent him from holding his mass wedding programme for 100 couples, reports News 24.

The residence popular known as Lugard Hall to city dwellers came under police action following reports that hundreds of the affected couple were trooping into the residence to collect their gift.

- News 24


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