The Governor of Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf, believes that for Nigeria to achieve its full potential, it must address the challenges of unemployment, insecurity, and poverty. He also emphasizes the importance of improving education, healthcare, and addressing issues of hunger and malnutrition.
During Nigeria’s 63rd Independence celebration in Kano State, Governor Abba expressed his determination to look towards the future with hope and careful planning. He believes that by learning from past mistakes, Nigeria can break free from despair and create a better future.
Since taking office, Governor Abba’s administration has taken bold steps to ensure the security of lives and properties in Kano State. They have successfully reduced cases of phone snatching and street crimes. Additionally, they are actively fighting against the sale and consumption of illicit drugs to protect the youth. The government is also providing skill acquisition programs and startup capital to empower young people and contribute to the state’s development.
The government is committed to overhauling the education and healthcare sectors. Schools are being renovated, and students are receiving free uniforms, school bags, and shoes. Primary and Junior Secondary School pupils are also receiving free exercise books and textbooks. The government is even working on providing one free meal to primary school pupils. Furthermore, new schools are being built across all local government councils to ensure that all out-of-school children have access to education.
The government is taking steps to support girls’ education by issuing stipends of 20,000 Naira to over 45,000 girls. This pilot scheme aims to encourage parents to send their daughters to school and ensure that girls have equal opportunities for education.