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Ganduje, Sanusi Reconcile as Dangote, Fayemi Broker Peace

The crisis between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the two in Abuja.

In a statement by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje, the reconciliatory meeting was initiated by the Kano born business mogul Aliko Dangote and the Chairman of Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi.

He said after the meeting, the duo exchanged pleasantries with each other in Abuja on Friday.

“As the two leaders met, they congratulated each other for the successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

“Both leaders spoke and urged all Muslims to continue with the good teachings and spirit of the Fasting period of the Month of Ramadan.

“Emir Sanusi seized the opportunity to congratulate Governor Ganduje for the victory in his second term in office. He also wished the governor successful tenure in office.”

According to the statement, the two agreed that “for healthier relationship between the two institutions of government and Kano Emirate Council, the dialogues will continue.”

The Kano State Government had on Thursday queried the Emir over alleged misappropriation of N3.4bn by the Kano Emirate Council.

The state government had also created four Emirates out of Kano.

(NAN)