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Why I am Contesting For Kano Governorship Post — Engr Bashir I. Bashir, By ABDULLAHI  Rabiu, Kano

A GUBERNATORIAL Aspirant under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) Engr. Bashir I. Bashir, has said that statistics based on data collection carried out by a team of Experts shows that today there are well over 4 Million out of Schools Children roaming the Streets of Kano.
Bashir, former gubernatorial Candidate of People’s Democratic Movement, (PDM), in 2019 election, declared his intention to contest for governorship in 2023, under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau .
Speaking during the official declaration  held at the  Shekarau’s residence at Mundubawa quarters in Kano State on Saturday,  Ishaq-Bashir said he decided to vie for the governorship in order to restore the past glory of the state and evacuate the redundant Children out of the Streets.
According to him, Kano had become the shadow of its former self due to bad governance by some past administrations, rendering the state into a sorry situation.
He said education had been destroyed, as over 3 miliion Children are out of School, adding that health and economic sectors had also been destroyed in the state, which was known to be the Commercial Nerve-Centre of Northern Nigeria.
“Poverty has taken to its toll in this state. People have turned to begging, Hospitals are decaying, as even the Mortuary at our hospitals are now inhabitable.
“Business activities are grounded have due to lack of  enabling environment for investment.
“No Electricity. People are suffering, but the government has shifted its attention to building bridges and flyovers,” he said
Bashir said if elected as the governor, he would restore the economic glory of the state by wooing investors and make Kano a business friendly .
“We will not be stealing your money. We will restore the image of Kano state as the pride of the Nirth and Nigeria. We will revive Kano to serve as a symbol of Commerce, business, Religion and Culture.
“All these are no more. Business has collapsed. Companies have closed. Kano is going backwards with no promising future.
“I will establish a 50MW power plant in my first year in office. Before the tenure runs out, i will increased  it to 100MW.
“With all this, i accept and answer the calls of good people of Kano to come and salvage the state from its current situation.
“I, hereby declare my intention to contest for governorship election in 2023 under APC, led by our leader, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau,” Mr Ishaq-Bashir declared.

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