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Kano governor, Ganduje, signs 11 bills to law

Kano governor, Ganduje, signs 11 bills to law

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state assented to eleven bills that were signed to laws in one sitting during the state executive council meeting held on Tuesday at the state council chamber, Government House, Kano.

Ganduje said all the bills that were assented to are of critical importance for the overall development of the state.

His chief press secretary, Abba Anwar, in a press release he circulated on Wednesday, quoted the governor to have said “We will not relent in our efforts to continue with the good work we started in all sectors of our society. We place high premium on our citizens living with special needs.

“That is why we deem it necessary to assent to Kano State Amendment Bill For Persons With Disabilities, to give them special concern.”

“Under the new Law those living with special needs now have an established Agency that will take good care of their responsibilities, with concerted effort to make them happier and genuinely accepted in the society. Unlike hitherto when they were regarded as disabled with disability.

“We are aware that this section of our society are always encouraged to feel they belong. We dont see them as disabled, but citizens with special needs.”

He added that, “As you are aware our great concern for our youth development prompted us to establish Kano State Aliko Dangote Skills Acquisition Centre, Law 2022 to engage our youth for the economic development of our dear state.”

To also institutionalise addressing climate change as part of the global effort to save humans and humanity, governor Ganduje said “Because we want be part of the global effort against global warming and addressing other environmental challenges I am signing this Bill to Law, Kano State Environmental Pollution Control Bill, 2022 (1444 A.H.).”

Other laws are Muhammad Abubakar Rimi, Singa and Galadima Markets Management (Amendment NO.2) Law 2022 (1444 A.H.), Kano Universityof Science and Technology, (KUST) (Amendment NO. 2) Law 2022 (1444 A.H.) and Kano Metropolitan Area Transport Authority Bill 2022 (KAMATA), among others.

The remaining Laws are KAROTA Amendment Law (No.1) 2022 (1444 A.H), Kano State Permissible Weights and Weigh Bridges Law 2022, Kano State Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2022, Kano State Pension and Gratuity (Amendment No 3 Law 2022) and Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital Law, 2022.


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Faruk Khalil
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Khalil Faruk (Deputy Editor-in-Chief), has a Bachelors and Master's degree in Political Science and has worked as a reporter, features editor and Deputy Editor-in-Chief respectively in a leading Nigerian daily. He has undergone trainings in journalism, photo journalism and online journalism within and outside Nigeria.

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