From Mustapha Adamu, Kano
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has called on the citizens of the state to continue living in peace and harmony, irrespective of religion and tribal differences.
The governor made the call at the Independence Day celebration, held at the Kano Pillars Township Stadium in Sabongari yesterday.
He acknowledged the state is enjoying relative peace as a result of synergy among security agencies in the state, investment in technology, adding that the government is also up and doing in ensuring that people are living in peace in the state.
According to Ganduje, the peace being enjoyed in the state had contributed to the boost in commercial activities, noting that people from outside Kano and Nigeria are coming to do business without fear.
“So, as you see, we are enjoying a relative peace in Kano. This is as a result of synergy among security agencies in this state.
“ I call on you to maintain this peace among all the people in this state, irrespective of religious and tribal background.
“We should be brothers’ keepers and together contribute to the development of this state and the nation at large,” said Ganduje.
Ganduje however stated that the government would continue with its commitments to providing qualitative healthcare services, education and boost agriculture.
While congratulating the citizens for witnessing the Diamond Jubilee of Nigeria, he urged them to use the period to ponder for more innovations in all spheres of life for the development of the state.