January 26, 2023

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, in his effort to assist people who were affected by flood has donated N100 million to flood victims in Kano.

This is just as Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje described Tinubu as a leader who would unite and move the nation forward.

He made the announcement during a dinner organised in his honour by Kano business community council on Saturday night in Kano. According to him, the donation was aimed at alleviating the sufferings of the victims in the affected Local Government Areas in the state

Tinubu then called for sustained prayers to end flood disasters in the state and the nation in general.

The APC candidate said if elected, he would ensure that Nigeria’s diversity served as a source of prosperity for all.

According to him,”Unity in diversity, peace and prosperity are the fulcrum of my mission in this contest,”

He however disclosed that the Federal Government had taken several measures to build infrastructure and improve the ease of doing business across the country.

The APC presidential candidate pledged to reposition existing industries and make them a competitive source of industrialisation and growth, not just for the North or Kano but the entire country.

He also commended Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for his stride in infrastructure development in the state. The APC standard bearer while described Ganduje as a “friend and a reliable partner”, said that the relationship between Kano and Lagos dated back to years due to the similarities between the two economic giants.

He also promised the business community that he would provide enabling environment for business to thrive in the state.

While thanking the business community for the honour he promised to look into their blue print, if elected.

Tinubu said, “If we win the election, we will call your representatives and see how we can move the nation forward,” Speaking on the occasion, the APC National Chairman, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, commended the business community council for organising z the dinner for the presidential hopeful.

He therefore described the gesture as endorsement, said that their demands would be met if Tinubu was elected as president.

However notable members of the business community council spoke and presented their blueprint to Tinubu, appealing to him to provide enabling environment for businesses to grow and flourish if elected.

While calling on him to focus on power as many industries were closed due to lack of steady power supply. They then commended President Muhammad Buhari for building largest rail way project in the state, AKK gas pipe line and Dala Inland Dry Port.

The APC presidential candidate was accompanied to the dinner by the Governors of Kano, Jigawa, Yobe and Zamfara States, Abdullahi Ganduje, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, Alhaji Bello Matawalle and Alhaji Mai Mala-Buni. Others included members of National Assembly, state executive council and other party stalwarts.

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