Kano Gov Sacks Commissioner for Threatening Tribunal Judges

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has sacked the Commissioner for Land and Physical Planning, Adamu Aliyu Kibiya over remarks threatening judges of governorship elections petition tribunal in the state. 

This was announced by the Commissioner of Information, Baba Halilu Dantiye, in a press conference Friday night at Government House. 

The Commissioner of Land and Physical Planning, has trended in a viral video on social media, asking the judges to choose between their lives and their work while delivering the judgement of the gubernatorial petition.

He said: “People voted for us and some people are attempting to do injustice. We want to tell the judges that we will not accept this. Any judge that is willing to deprive us of our rights will regret it. Whatever will happen, we won’t care…” 

Baba Halilu Dantiye, said the governor had directed the immediate dismissal of Kibiya and the statement does not represent the governor’s position. 

Governorship election petition tribunal in Kano has reserved judgement in the case between governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People Party and Nasir Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressive Congress.


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