Kano – The governorship candidate in Kano state under the umbrella of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Abba Kabir Yusuf, said that the main priority of his government is to provide free education to the indigenes of the state.
Abba Kabir said this when he was speaking at the debate for the governorship candidates organized by the BBC in the state on Saturday.
When he was asked where he will get the money to provide free education in the state at a time when many states are struggling with economic crisis?
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Abba Kabir said, “If you stop corruption in Kano, then you solve the problem”.
He then said that he will develop sources of income by seeking help from non-profit organizations to support education in the state.
Abba Kabir also said that he will focus on recruiting enough teachers to supply the state with the teachers it needs.
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Meanwhile, The deputy governor of Kano state and candidate for governor of the state under the ruling APC, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, said whoever God has given to rule the state, they will follow him and give him advice, in order to move the state forward.
The candidate made this statement during a debate between Kano state gubernatorial candidates presented by BBC Hausa on Saturday.
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Gawuna said, “If God give us what we are praying for, we pray he hold our hands and we will serve the community; and if God does not give us, whoever God gives to, we will follow him, and we will give him real advice, so that the people of Kano state can develop”.
The candidate also reiterated the call to the people of the state to choose merit during the upcoming governorship election “to look at the person who is worthy and choose”.
He also said that politics should be done in peace, because “all of us candidates who came here BBC Hausa dropped us in one room and we all greeted each other with respect”.
“That’s why I call on our supporters to be peaceful,” said Gawuna