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Kano Govt makes U-turn, to receive President Buhari on Monday

Kano state government said that it has concluded arrangements to receive President Muhammadu Buhari who will pay a state visit to commission eight development projects in the state.

SOLACEBASE had reported that Kano state governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said that the state resolved and wrote to Presidency that, the visit of the President to commission some projects be postponed.

According to the government, it was deeply concerned with the hardship caused by limited time given for halting use of old Naira notes by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and for security reasons.

However, a statement issued by the commissioner for information and internal affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba on Sunday, stated that Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje will receive the President and his entourage.

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‘’He said while in Kano, Buhari will commission the 10 megawatt federal government, Kano Grid Solar Power, multi-billion naira Dala Inland Dry Port in Zawachiki, Kumbotso local government area, ‘’the statement said.

‘’He listed other projects to be commission to include Kano state Data Centre at Audu Baki Secretariat, Tier Data Centre and office complex at Galaxy Backbone Limited Project at Ahmadu Bello Way.

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According to the statement the rest are commissioning of Cancer Treatment Centre at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital, Giginyu; Muhammadu Buhari Road Rotary Interchange at NNPC Station, along Maiduguri Road; Aliko Dangote Ultra-Modern Skill Acquisition Centre, Zaria Road and a Federal Government Housing Units at Gandun Sarki, Darmanawa.

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