To help further strengthen national integration for national growth and development, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, takes the former Lagos state governor and National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to Kano Emir’s Palace for a courtesy visit to the Emir Aminu Ado Bayero, ahead Tinubu’s Colloquim celebration slated for tomorrow, Monday.
Governor Ganduje briefed the Emir that, “His Excellency Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of our great party, APC, is in Kano for a special visit to the Emirate, for national cohesion, sight seeing to see our modest development in the state and to attend his Colloquim.”
“In each of his Birthday’s year, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu organises Colloquim, where national issues are taken for deliberations among Nigerians. This shows how concerned he is with the development of this country,” he explained.
He added that, they were at the Palace, when they found it necessary that, Asiwaju had to pay homage to the “…custodian of culture and religion of the people of Kano state.”
Tinubu appreciated that, “We are happy that the culture, value and good character of our late father, Emir Ado Bayero, are still visible for us, his children to see.”
“We are here to pay courtesy visit to our brother. We are praying for God guidance and good health for the life of this Palace. It is clear to all, that without peace and stability there will be no progress and development,” he reminded.
He added, “Kano and Lagos states are promoting peace and stability together. This is a good development. God bless you, give you peaceful reign and God Bless Kano state.”
Emir Bayero in his brief remarks said “We are commending you for attending Arewa House, Kaduna, Lecture. This shows how patriotic you are. In the last 5 years I attended similar Colloquim in Lagos. We saw how you (Tinubu) went round places, which shows how you become a unifying factor.”
As the governor was taking Tinubu to inspect some projects in the state, Emir Bayero requested “Your Excellency we are requesting that let the inspection visit be limited to some projects. Because the projects are many, it will take you many days to finish. So please let him go to some and we will go round the remaining for him.”