Recall that Governor Abdullahi, while receiving members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) described Rabiu as the most selfish person he has ever seen.
Reacting to the statement, Kwankwaso said he’ll look back and regret the things he did in 2023.
He added that the governor will also regret not formally handing over to the winner of the 2019 governorship race.
His words, “At the end of Ganduje’s tenure in 2023, he will regret his actions, not to have formally handed over to the winner of the 2019 governorship race.”
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Engineer Rabi’u Musa popularly known as Rabiu Kwankwaso is a Nigerian politician from Kano state. He was a two time Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and 2011–2015. Rabiu was the first governor of Kano State in the fourth republic who was elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Kwankwaso lost re-election bid in 2003 to Ibrahim Shekarau and was in July same year appointed defense minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo.
In 2015, Kwankwaso unsuccessfully contested the presidential primaries nomination under the opposition All Progressive Congress, but lost to Muhammad Buhari. He then swap to contest the senatorial seat for Kano Central Senatorial District and won.
Kwankwaso was born on the 21st of October, 1956. In Kwankwaso village of Madobi Local Government Area of Kano State. Rabiu attended Kwankwaso Primary School, Gwarzo Boarding Senior Primary School, Wudil Craft School and Kano Technical College before proceeding to Kaduna Polytechnic where he did both his National Diploma, and Higher National Diploma. Kwankwaso did his postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom, a Middlesex Polytechnic (1982-1983) and Loughborough University of Technology (1983 -1985) where he got his master’s degree in water engineering. Kwankwaso was an active student leader during his school days and was an elected official of the Kano State Students Association.
Kwankwaso started work in 1975, at the Kano State Water Resources and Engineering Construction Agency (WRECA). Serving as a civil servant for 17 years in various capacities and rising through the ranks as the principal engineer.