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Cease stealing public funds, spend money on folks – Kwankwaso tells politicians

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Kwankwaso made the decision on the inaugural lecture of the Niger Governor-elect, Alhaji Umaru Bago and his deputy, Alhaji Yakubu Garba in Minna on Thursday.

“The folks need political leaders who’re keen on uplifting their dwelling requirements.

“Subsequently, there may be the necessity to safe the lives of the folks and make investments on them with the intention to construct belief, transparency and accountability.


“In my eight years as governor in Kano, my greatest funding was in schooling, which I used to empower the folks.

“This was a part of the explanation I used to be re-elected after I misplaced in my first second time period bid,” he stated.

He admonished politicians to shun cash politics and different corrupt practices and concentrate on the right way to enhance the lives and dwelling situations of the folks to grow to be higher.

The NNPP Presidential candidate, who was chairman of the event, enjoined Bago to hasten up and ship to the folks the a lot wanted dividends of democracy.

The previous Governor of Kano State applauded the incoming administration of the state for utilizing the lecture to ask technocrats and different stakeholders to talk on governance.


“The incoming governor of Niger state has carried out nicely by inviting technocrats and a few of us who’re his seniors with the intention to study and keep away from a few of the errors we made throughout our time.

“It is a chance for him and his crew to additionally study from our energy to allow them to do higher,” he stated.

Equally, Prof Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) who stated that unhealthy management was answerable for the nation’s present financial woes, urged public workplace holders to be clear and accountable in workplace.

“Transparency and accountability is the rudiment to good democratic governance,” he stated.

Additionally, Bago stated that the event supplied a renewed hope for his administration to discover with the intention to develop the state.


He assured the folks of transparency and accountability in growing the state.

Alhaji Abubakar Bello, the outgoing Governor of the state, suggested the incoming governor to watch out in choosing his cupboard members to allow him to decide on the most effective arms to succeed.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the lecture was tagged, “Addressing the challenges of socio-economic improvement at sub-national degree in Nigeria.”

The state had rolled out a 5 day programme for the inauguration.