Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared free primary and secondary education for school age children in the state.
He made the declaration in his acceptance speech, shortly after being sworn in as Kano State Governor for second term in Kano on Wednesday.
He promised free and compulsory basic education for all schoolage children in Kano.
According to him, tertiary education for Kano indigenes will also be subsidised, as government consolidates on the achievements so far recorded in healthcare delivery.
Ganduje said he would establish new company known as “Kano State Small Town Water Supply Agency” to carter for the water needs of communities in rural areas.
He also promised to boost agriculture and reiterated his administration’s policy of zero tolerance to corruption.
The governor was sworn in by the Chief Judge of Kano State, Justice Nuradeen Sagir Umar, alongside his Deputy, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna.
The inauguration was witnessed by prominent personalities, including National Assembly members-elect from the state, top government officials, as well as traditional rulers and members of the business community.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has also reappointed the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji and State Accountant General, Shehu Mu’azu to work with him in his second term in office.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Abba Anwar and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Kano.
Ganduje commended the duo for working with him in his first tenure which ended on Wednesday.
He urged them to work hard to ensure that the new administration be more fruitful as he had promised the people during the second term in office.