The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has praised governor Abdullahi Ganduje for following the lead of the Federal Government in infrastructural development.
Ganduje visited Kano to commission multi-billion naira projects in several parts of the city and to lay the foundation stone for the construction of the biggest Cancer Treatment center in Nigeria.
Speaking on the longest flyover in Nigeria, he said, “The federal government is spending N2.7 tr in infrastructural projects across the country, is good you are toeing the same path.”
He also hailed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II for keeping the peace in his kingdom.
His brief words, “I must commend you for keeping peace in your kingdom.”
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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR (born 25 December 1945) is a Nigerian politician and current Governor of Kano State since 2015. He previously served as deputy governor twice between 1999 and 2003 and 2011 to 2015.
Ganduje was born in Ganduje village of Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano State in 1949.
He started his early education in Qur’anic and Islamiyya school at his village Ganduje where he became trained in Islamic knowledge. He later moved to headquarters of his local government where he attended Dawakin Tofa Primary School from 1956 to 1963. Ganduje attended the Government Secondary School Birnin Kudu from 1964 to 1968.
Ganduje attended Advanced Teachers’ College, Kano between 1969 and 1972. He then attended Ahmadu Bello University, located in Zaria, Kaduna State, where he graduated with a Bachelors in Science Education in 1975.