Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has presented Staff of Office to the newly appointed First Class Emirs, in Kano, the event kick-started with the Emir Aminu Ado Bayero, one of the eldest sons of the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, who is the newly appointed Emir of Bichi Emirate Council.
He presented the Staff of Office to them in this sequence, after Bichi Emir, he proceeded to Karaye Emirate Council, when he presented to the new Emir, Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar II, followed by Emir of Rano Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila and finally presented to the Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir.
In each of the Emirate Councils, governor with his large entourage, were recieved by thousands of people who came from all the Districts that make up the Councils, who were sighted showering encomiums to the governor and rejoicing with the newly installed Emirs.
After the presentations, he congratulated them for being appointed as leaders of their people. Urging them to always abide by what the Staff of Office symbolically represents.
Gajduje maintained that the Staff of Office represents dedication and commitment to serve your subjects in the areas of security, health care delivery system, education and environment among others.
The governor pointed out that they should always be ready to see that their people were their major concern.
Efforts towards strengthening community policing, as practice globally, should form part of your commitment. Ours is to, together, ensure that global best practices are observed.
He exlained that New security strategy should be looked at. That is why I am calling on our Emirs to always consider workable and vi hey
All the Emirs assured governor of their support in his bid to develop the state, assuring him that, all the areas he highlighted would be given special consideration, for the overall development of the state.
They made it categorically clear that, regular meetings between them and other stakeholders in their domains would strategically be designed in order to discharge their responsibilities diligently.
The Emirs promised to give special priority and attention to the education of all, particularly girl child education.