Insecurity: We won’t dialogue with Turji – Masari

December 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state has kicked against dialogue with armed bandits operating in the state and other North-west states. Masari spoke in a Sunday interview with DW Hausa radio. He was reacting to a controversial letter by a notorious bandit, Bello Turji, seeking dialogue with the government. Turji wrote an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Bello Read More

Katsina lawmakers to Masari: Telecom shut down worsening insecurity

November 17, 2021 Hamidu Sabo 0

The leadership of Katsina state House of Assembly Tuesday said the order put in place by Governor Aminu Bello Masari on shut down of telecommunication network is worsening security situation in the state. The deputy speaker, Dalhatu Shehu Tafoki, stated at the plenary sitting that banditry and kidnapping across the state is becoming worse, hence the need to put it Read More

Extolling the leadership style of Gov Masari

October 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

It has been six years of his stewardship in Katsina state despite the herculean challenges of governance posed by insecurity. HAMIDO SABO writes on the style of Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state whose tenure would expire in less than two years. In life, it is said that motive determines the value of one’s conduct. Also, it is believed that Read More

Open grazing: Abdullahi Adamu slams El-Rufai, Masari, Ortom, advocates free movement of cattle

September 14, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

A former governor of Nasarawa state and serving federal lawmaker, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has faulted northern governors planning to ban open grazing in their states. Senator Adamu who kicked against the move in its entirety, also said movement of herders with their cattle is constitutional while describing anti-open grazing law as unconstitutional. He also declared that contrary to yearnings in some parts of Read More

Katsina to sustain support for NYSC – Masari

September 11, 2021 Hamidu Sabo, Katsina 0

Katsina state governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, said the state would sustain the tempo of its support for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He gave the assurance Friday, when the NYSC Director-General, Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Katsina.  Masari, who praised the existing cordial relationship between the state government and the scheme, thanked Read More

Gov Masari calls for optimum exploitation of mineral resources across the country

August 10, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Katsina state governor Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has called for “directional” leadership to harness abundant mineral resources in every state of the federation. The governor who stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Mines and Steel Development Arc Olamilekan Adegbite in his office, Abuja, stressed that harnessing the minerals would end dependency on federal government. Read More