Gov. Yusif expels commissioner of land, special adviser.
The Kano state government has approved the immediate dismissing of state commissioner of Land and physical planning Alhaji Adamu Aliyu Kibiya over his statement against the chief judge of the Kano state election petition tribunal.
The state commissioner of information Baba Halilu Dantiye announced this at a press conference held in Kano on Friday.
Dantiye also said the state special advisers to the governor on youth and sports Alhaji Yusuf Imam also known as “Ogan Boye” was relieved him from his position.
In a statement said “the attention of the Kano State Government has been drawn to videos trending on social media platforms featuring the State Commissioner of Land and Physical Planning, Alh. Adamu Aliyu Kibiya making threatening statements on Judges of the Tribunal, while that of the Special Adviser on Youth and Sport, Alh Yusuf Imam making unguarded and disrespectful statements on His Excellency Alh Kashim Shettima GCON the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
“While condemning the unfortunate threat to the Judges and the disrespect shown to the VP, we wish to make it catego rically clear that the views expressed do not represent the official position of the State Government under the leadership of His Excellency Alh Abba Kabir Yusuf.”
“It is important to emphasised that neither of the two officials have any clearance to speak on behalf of government and none of them serves as official spokesperson of the government.”
“Kano State Government under HE Abba Kabir Yusuf holds the Judiciary in very high esteem and expresses tremendous amount of respect to justices and all judicial officers.”