Kano state deputy governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, has said synergy, diligence and inclusive governance system are tools used by the Umar Ganduje administration in actualising its policies and programmes.
In a press statement in Kano, the deputy governor made the disclosure, Thursday while giving an over view of the inaugural pronouncement of Governor Ganduje at the commencement of a 3-day retreat for Kano state executive council members, permanent secretaries and selected top government functionaries held in Kaduna state.
He said the state agenda for the next level were carefully selected to make significant impacts on the lives of the people of Kano state, stressing that the administration had already made courageous efforts to harness the latent resources and synchronise all available opportunities to move the state forward.
On the health sector, Gawuna said the administration of Umar Ganduje had made it part of its cardinal points to ensure staging good, workable and state of the art healthcare facilities which resulted to the approval for the establishment of the cancer treatment centre in the state.
According to him, the governor equally promised to consolidate on the existing 5-year development plan as well as passage of the water and sanitation law, adding that plans to overhaul the state water board had reached advanced stage, with securing a facility worth 64.5 million Euros from the French Development Agency.
He added, that ” From the D-Day of this second term, we had good tidings pertaining to agriculture. Little among them were the APPEALS programmes, Islamic Development Bank, Pastoral Development Programme and N1.89billiocotton intervention programme; to boost the production and value chain of the commodity.”
On security and anti- corruption, Gawuna said Kano has become one of the most peacefulstates in the country due to the efforts made in joining hands with security agencies to come out with strategic plans to tackle social vices.
“I cannot end this overview without mentioning the pledges made by His Excellency to fight corruption in all ramifications. You are aware of the administration’s effort of bolstering the activities of the State Anti-Corruption Agency with employment and training of 145 new staff,” he said.