By Emmanuel Adeleke
Kano State governor-elect, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has warned individuals, groups and organisations undertaking construction on public places to keep off.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, Yusuf advised those erecting structures on public land to discontinue.
“The Kano State Governor-elect, His Excellency, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, has directed that this Public Advisory be issued to all individuals, groups, and other organisations that have ongoing construction in public places.
“You are advised to discontinue any construction work on public land within and around the following: All schools in the state, all religious and cultural sites in the state, all hospitals in the state, all graveyards in the state, and along the city walls of Kano.
“You are also advised to discontinue the demolition of, and the construction on, all existing public buildings belonging to the government and people of Kano State,” the statement read.
He added that the advisory was issued in the interest of the general public, adding that the warning takes effect from Thursday, March 30, 2023 till further notice. The governor-elect said anyone that contravenes the warning does so at his or her on risk.
The warning is coming days after the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the March 18 governorship poll, Nasir Gawuna, accepted the result of the election and urged his followers to recognise Yusuf as the winner.
Gawuna, who is the current deputy fgovernor of the state had initially rejected the outcome of the election, saying the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ought to have declared it inconclusive.
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