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Ganduje fires aide again for criticizing Buhari

The Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has sacked his special adviser on media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, barely a day after the aide criticise the president Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) for his failure to end the security crises rocking the country.

The state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba who conveyed the governor's directive in a statement on Saturday said the sacking was with immediate effect.

According to the commissioner, Yakasai was sacked over his continued unguarded commend and utterances which are deemed contrary to the stand of all progressive congress government which he is serving.

"The aid has failed to differentiate between personal opinion and the stand on matters of public concern and therefore can not be allowed to continue to serve in a government he does not believe" Muhammad said.

Governor Ganduje also warned the political appointees and public servants to guard against making statements capable of drawing superflous controversy.

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