By Bashir A. Muzakkari, Ph.D.
The just concluded Kano State gubernatorial elections have brought about a new era of hope for the people of Kano State. Abba Kabir Yusuf (Abba Gida-Gida) emerged as the winner of the keenly contested elections, under the platform of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), and his victory has sparked a new wave of hope and optimism among the people of Kano State, who believe that he is capable of restoring the lost glory of the state.
Come May 29, 2023, I wish him the best in his new position as governor of Kano State, and I sincerely hope that he will work assiduously to effect positive change in the state. Abba Kabir Yusuf’s victory is a clear indication of the people’s confidence in his ability to restore the lost glory of Kano State. His experience and track record in public service have earned him the respect and trust of the people, and they believe that he has what it takes to lead the state toward a brighter future.
The people of Kano State have high expectations of Abba Kabir Yusuf, and they believe in his capacity to govern the state. The state has been facing several challenges in recent years, including a decline in the education system, a lack of adequate healthcare, a struggling economy, and high levels of unemployment. These challenges have negatively affected the quality of life of the people of Kano State, and they are looking to Abba Kabir Yusuf to provide solutions to these problems.
The people of Kano State are hopeful that Abba will prioritize the development of the state by investing in critical sectors such as education, healthcare, and infrastructure. The state’s education sector has been in decline for some time, with a shortage of teachers, inadequate infrastructure, and limited resources. Kano State has the highest number of out-of-school children in the country, and this is a major concern. Abba Kabir Yusuf has pledged to revamp the education system in Kano State by investing in infrastructure, training and recruiting more teachers, and providing the necessary resources for learning to ensure that every child receives a quality education.
The healthcare system in Kano State is also in need of urgent attention. The state has a high rate of maternal and child mortality, and there is a shortage of healthcare facilities and personnel. His Excellency, Abba K. Yusuf, has promised to invest in the healthcare system by improving infrastructure, recruiting and training healthcare professionals, and providing the necessary equipment and resources for effective healthcare delivery.
The economy of Kano State is struggling, with high levels of poverty and unemployment. The state has a high potential for agricultural production, but this potential has not been fully harnessed. I am confident that Abba’s victory will offer an opportunity for investments in agriculture and other sectors of the economy to create jobs, reduce poverty, and improve the standard of living for the people of Kano State.
I am confident that His Excellency, Abba K. Yusuf, will prioritize the development of education, healthcare, the economy, and job creation in the state to ensure that every citizen has access to basic amenities and opportunities for growth and development. I wish him all the best in his new role as governor of Kano State come May 29, 2023, and I hope that he will work tirelessly to bring about positive change in the state. The people of Kano State have high expectations of him, and I am optimistic he will deliver on his promises to improve the standard of living of the people of Kano State.
Dr. Muzakkari is an ICT Expert and a University Lecturer