Sheikh Isyaku Rabi’u, a renowned Kano businessman and Islamic cleric, died on Tuesday in a London hospital after a brief illness.
Ganduje made the remark shortly after the funeral prayer at the Sheik Muhammad Rabi’u Juma’at mosque, Goron Dutse in Kano metropolis on Friday.
The Deputy Inspector of Police in charge of North West Zone, Maigari Dikko, disclosed this while inspecting the recruitment exercise in Kano at the Command’s Police Officers Mess on Wednesday.
In a condolence message on Wednesday, the governor said: “I received with shock, but total submission to the will of Allah, the death of Sheikh Isiyaka Rabiu, the leader of Tijjaniya sect in Africa”.
One of deceased’s sons, Alhaji Rabiu Isiyaku Rabi’u, confirmed the death to newsmen in a telephone interview from London.
A statement by Malam Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor issued on Tuesday in Kano, said Ganduje made the remark at the graduation ceremony of postgraduate students of the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria in Keffi, Nassarawa…
The defendant, who lives at Shittar village, Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State, is facing a count charge of culpable homicide.
He commended the party members for exhibiting maturity and patience during the exercise across the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the Commission’s Investigation Committee report on the alleged participation of under aged persons in the election.
Ganduje, who made the promise at the 2018 May Day celebration in Kano on Tuesday, said despite the financial challenges, his administration has been responsive to the welfare of workers.
The Chairman of the foundation, Alhaji Abba Sarki-Sharada, presented the request when its members paid a courtesy visit to the Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Ata.
Speaking shortly after distributing the items, the company’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Kandi, said the gesture was part of the corporate social responsibility of the company.