The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has debunked media reports that the Presidency is not happy with the way the state conducted the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries. The Governor in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar said the exercise in the state was more transparent than the ones conducted by other political parties.
NAN quoted him as saying
“Presidency has no quarrel with us over the conduct of our primary elections conducted recently in the state. Ours is much more cleaner, healthier and peaceful than many other states across the country.”
He added that the state had constituted a committee to reconcile all aggrieved parties in the state.
“The committee will reconcile our party members as a result of the emergence of some few issues after the conduct of the primary elections, excluding Presidential and Gubernatorial primaries of which we had single candidate for each of the two positions.
“Normal misunderstanding as seen after the primaries in the state are normally unavoidable in democracy. Particularly in the practice of party politics.
“The committee will come up with a strategy that will bring in amicable reconciliation of the party members as we are approaching general elections.
“It will also come up with a strategic approach in building strong party cohesion. Are part of the terms of reference.”
The Committee which is chaired by Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), has the Speaker of the State Assembly, Kabiru Rurum, Yusuf Ata, Gen Jafaru Isah (rtd), Amb. Kabiru Rabi’u, and Dr Maikano Rabi’u as members
Others are Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil, Barrister Umar Danlasan, Garba Yusuf Abubakar and Amadu Haruna Zago. Meanwhile, Musa Salihu Riruwai would serve as the Secretary of the Committee.