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Mass resignations hit Ganduje’s cabinet as 9 commissioners, chief of staff quit to contest election

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Mass resignation has hit the cabinet of Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, as his chief of staff, Ali Makoda, on Monday joined at least 9 other commissioners to resign.

With this mass exodus, which makes the state executive council lose quorum, there are fears that the governor may not be able to convoke council meeting until he fills up the vacuum.

DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that most of the commissioners tendered their resignation on Sunday, following Mr Ganduje’s 48-hour ultimatum that all political appointees willing to contest for elections should resign before or on Monday.

Among the commissioners who tendered their resignations so far is the commissioner of Water Resources, Sadiq Wali, who resigned weeks before the governor’s ultimatum to contest for governorship on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

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Others are Nasiru Gawuna, who doubles as the deputy governor and commissioner for Commissioner of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Murtala Sule Garo, commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Musa Kwankwaso, commissioner for Rural Development; Sunusi Kiru, commissioner for Education and; Nura Dankadai, commissioner for Budget and Planning; Mukhtari Ishaq, commissioner for Special Duties; Ibrahim Karaye, Commissioner for Culture and Tourism and; Ibrahim Tsanyawa, Commissioner of Health.

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