Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, influential political players and power brokers in the country are already working underground to win the election for their political parties and achieve their political goals. Photo credit: APC One of the most discussed issues within the ruling All Progressives Congress is the zone that will produce the presidential candidate of the party.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is one of the best Governors in the northern Nigeria who is very committed and dedicated to his people, today, he left kano state to join his family in London to celebrate the graduation ceremony of his last born, Muhammad Abdullahi Umar who recently obtained his degree certificate.
There's a popular saying which goes that people should always say the truth even though it is bitter or even if they would get affected after saying it. This saying can literally be linked with the current happenings in the family on Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
As Political players in Kano State are making moves to take over the mantle of leadership from Governor Abdullahi Ganduje whose tenure 'll end by May 2023, There are Top Contenders to watch out in the State as the 2023 Gubernatorial Election is fast approaching, they include 1.
Image Credit :Premium Time According to Premium Times news platform, it was reported that the son of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano reported his mother Hasfat Ganduje to the EFFC over some corrupt allegation. Image credit : Twitter It was also reported that Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, shunned an invitation extended to her by the anti-graft agency, EFCC, to report for questioning, last week, over a bribery and land fraud case reported by her son, Abdualzeez.
OPINION: A Strong Step That EFCC May Take As Ganduje’s Wife Shunned Invitation Over Son's Allegation
Last week, Abdulazeez, son of the Executive Governor of Kano State, Abdullah Ganduje had dragged his mother, the First Lady of the state to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for bribery and land fraud-related cases. Hafsat Ganduje, Abdulazeez, and EFCC Operatives
OPINION: Why EFCC May Take Action Against Ganduje's Wife After Her Son Reported Her For Alleged Fraud
Many top politicians may have their cases of alleged fraud lingering for months or even longer with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Image credit: The Punch Most of the times, the kind of accelerated attention given to such cases of alleged corruption depends on the kind of powerful people involved and how weighty the allegations are.
Reports have it that Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is being lobbied to join the much-talked-about 2023 presidential election. If for any reason the former Nigerian president bows to the mounting pressure, these 5 Governors might be his counterparts; Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria 1. Governor Babagana Zulum
Kannywood industry has a lot young Actors and Actresses, likewise it has some responsible people who are involved in politics in kano State. That is why some of them are having frequent meetings with the dignitaries in their states including the incumbent Governor of kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Kano State Governor's son, Abdulazeez Ganduje, has reportedly dragged his mother (the first lady of the State), Hafsat Ganduje, before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for her alleged involvement in a fraudulent act. Mrs. Ganduje reportedly received an invitation to report at the Abuja headquarters of the EFCC for interrogation, but she declined the invitation.
The Kano State House of Assembly has given Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje 48 hours to sack the chairman of the State Revenue Service, AbduRazak Salihi, for unconstitutional conduct and disrespect to the House of Assembly. The report states that the President refused to disclose the status of the state revenue collection despite a series of requests submitted by the legislature, but at the same time wrote and submitted a report to the government through the Secretary-General.
There seems to be disunity at the moment in the first family of Kano state as a case with the EFCC indicates rancour within the Ganduje clan. According to reports, the eldest son of the state governor has dragged his mum to the anti-graft commission for alleged fraud.
The executive governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike is currently the talk of the town at the moment. The controversial governor who has always lamented the injustice in the country, assented to the Rivers state Value Added Tax law 2021, thereby empowering his state to be in charge of VAT collection instead of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.
Following several rumours and speculations that Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his former boss, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso, are currently not on good terms with each other due to political differences, or for reasons best known to them, If the alleged feud between them is true, then it is clear evidence of a popular saying that says, "people breakup in order for them to make up," because the two politicians were known to be good friends who spent most of their career years together before the emergence of the alleged fracas broke out between them.
The former media aide to the Governor of Kano State, Dawisu Yakassai, has reacted to the controversy surrounding the collection of Value Added Taxes by the Rivers State government and other southern states. The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed a bill allowing the state government to collect VAT on its jurisdiction.
Former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and the incumbent Governor of the state, Umar Ganduje were political associates before, during and after the 2015 presidential election. Both political heavyweights worked together to deliver votes for President Buhari in the 2015 presidential election. Photo Credit: Vanguard
The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has expressed his government's determination to continue supporting the Kannywood film industry whenever the need arises. He also lauded the chairman of the Kano State Film Censorship Board, Alhaji Isma’il Na’abba (Afakallah), for his commitment to moving his government forward.
Being enlightened and having the right information is better than pounds and dollars. Due to the recent trends of fake news and misinformation, it would be a great thing and also an act of service if the Kano state government took it upon themselves to sensitise and introduce the people of Kano to some, if not all, of its developmental projects executed, alongside other achievements the current administration of governor Umar Ganduje has achieved since he assumed office as the governor of the state, so that the entire citizens of Kano would know that their leaders, especially Ganduje, are really working in the state.
Abdulazeez Ganduje has dragged his mum, Hafsat Ganduje, to the EFCC. According to source familiar with the matter said, she is using the family's access to power for private enrichment. The wife of the Kano State Governor, Mrs Hafsat Ganduje, shunned an invitation extended to her by the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, calling her for questioning last week, over a bribery and land fraud case reported by her son, Abdualzeez.
APC's erratic rule at the center should be a source of concern for the party ahead of the upcoming general elections in 2023. In Kano state, the party has a lot to fear from the PDP and the threat they are likely to pose, particularly from Kwankwaso, who has been out looking for ways to depose the ruling party in the state.