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OPINION: When Governor Abba, Deputy Hosted Groups, Individuals to Ramadan Iftar in Kano

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April 04, (THEWILL) – In the bustling city of Kano, as the sun dipped below the horizon, marking the end of another day of fasting during Ramadan, Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf gathered with various groups and individuals to celebrate the month with iftar.

The aroma of traditional dishes filled the air as people eagerly awaited the call to prayer signaling the time to break their fast.

Governor Abba Kabir and his Deputy Comrade Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo arrived and were greeted by cheers and warm smiles, embracing the spirit of unity and community that Ramadan fosters.

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Together, they sat down to share a meal, reflecting on the blessings of the holy month and the importance of coming together as one family.

The iftar gathering was a true representation of the diversity within Kano state, with people from different backgrounds, religions, and walks of life joining hands in solidarity.
From local artisans to religious leaders, from business owners to students, everyone found common ground in the values of compassion, generosity, and empathy.

During the meal, Governor Abba took the opportunity to listen to the concerns and aspirations of the people, reaffirming his commitment to serving all citizens of Kano with fairness and dedication.

He pledged to continue fostering an inclusive and harmonious society where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and contribute to the progress of the state.

As the night deepened and the conversations flowed, the iftar gathering became more than just a meal—it became a symbol of unity, resilience, and hope for a brighter future. With hearts full of gratitude and spirits uplifted, the people of Kano rejoiced in the blessings of Ramadan and the bonds that held them together as a community.

As the evening came to a close, the Governor expressed his appreciation for the warmth and hospitality of the people of Kano, promising to continue working tirelessly to ensure that their voices are heard and their needs are met. With a renewed sense of purpose and solidarity, they parted ways, carrying the spirit of togetherness and compassion with them into the night.

The iftar events were held at the Government House, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere for guests to break their fast together.

The menu for the iftar gatherings featured a variety of traditional Ramadan dishes and refreshments, showcasing the rich culinary heritage of the state.

Attendees of the iftar gatherings included government officials, security chiefs, religious leaders, community members, and representatives from various cultural and social organizations including members of the pen profession.

The Governor and his deputy Comrade Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo took the opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations with their guests, fostering bonds of friendship and collaboration across different segments of society.

The iftar gatherings served as a platform for discussing important issues facing the community and exploring ways to work together towards positive change and development.

Governor Abba and his deputy’s commitment to hosting these iftar events demonstrated their dedication to promoting unity, inclusivity, and mutual understanding among all members of the community in the state.

Governor Abba and his deputy were known for their generosity and their commitment to bringing people from all walks of life together. They believed in the power of unity and the importance of community, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

Governor Abba and his deputy made sure to personally greet each guest, thanking them for attending and wishing them a blessed Ramadan. As the meal was served, they sat amongst the guests, engaging in conversations and listening to their stories.

The iftar gatherings continued throughout the month, with different groups and individuals being welcomed each night. From orphaned children to elderly widows, every guest was treated with dignity and respect, and no one was turned away.

The generosity of Governor Abba and his deputy caught the attention of the media, and soon their iftar gatherings became a symbol of unity and compassion in the state. People from all over came to join in the celebrations, creating a sense of camaraderie and solidarity that transcended any differences.

Also, the Governor hosted people with disabilities and residents of the Children’s Home
Governor Yusuf has reaffirmed his administration’s commitments to supporting the residents of the Kano children’s home in achieving a higher quality of life even as they transition into adulthood.he reflects the administration’s ongoing endeavor to provide social security and a prosperous existence for the children’s home residents.

Governor Abba emphasized that, in light of his administration’s concern for addressing the needs of vulnerable members of society, his government has expanded the mandate of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development to encompass children and individuals with disabilities, aiming to enhance their quality of life through tailored policies.
He committed to addressing issues such as job creation, access to tertiary education, provision of scholarships, and support for the marriage of female residents of the children’s home, in accordance with the government’s principle of inclusivity in providing the benefits of democracy to all segments of society.

Furthermore, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf revealed plans to establish an agency dedicated to the welfare of individuals living with disabilities and pledged to appoint leaders from within the community to oversee the agency.

He expressed joy in acknowledging the contributions of the children’s home residents and individuals living with disabilities to the peaceful coexistence and socio-economic advancement of Kano.

In her remarks, the Commissioner of Women Affairs, Children, and Persons with Disabilities, Hajiya Aisha Lawan Saji, expressed gratitude to Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf for prioritizing women’s development and enhancing the lives of individuals living with disabilities and other vulnerable groups.

Engineer Musa Shaba, the State Chairman of the Joint Associations of People Living with Disabilities (JONAPLWD), expressed appreciation to Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf for the renovation of Yadakunya General Hospital and the medical interventions provided to spinal cord patients, among other initiatives.

However, Governor Abba spke at length when hosted the twenty one unions at iftar on Tuesday, reaffirmed his commitments to modernizing the Civil Service in order to facilitate the timely implementation of policies and programs that directly impact the lives of the state’s residents. Governor Yusuf emphasized the importance of the Civil Service as the operational core of any government. Governor Kabir promised to continuously support and enhance the Civil Service through training, re-training, and fostering a conducive work environment to optimize productivity and improve service quality.

Governor Yusuf expressed gratitude for the leadership and camaraderie demonstrated by the union executives, highlighting the harmonious relationship between the State government and the unions.

In a remark the University don Professor Abdallah Uba Adamu, who spoke at the event praised the Governor for his efforts in advancing Kano State and urged the government to establish a framework for implementing research findings to generate policy recommendations that promote good governance.

*** Written by Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, the Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kano State.

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