Nigeria - Kano State governor, Dr
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has declared
war on his predecessor, Senator Rabiu
Musa Kwankwaso, by threatening to
expose the latter’s stewardship in
Ganduje according to Vanguard went
for broke when he hosted the
leadership of Kano students abroad
under the aegis of General Association
of Northern Nigeria Students, based in
He alleged the distortion of the state
scholarship programme by his ex.
“For one year, Kwankwaso did not pay
a single kobo as tuition fee for our
students studying abroad.
“Right now, Kano State government
owes those students N3 billion, and
painfully, our revenue is dwindling and
we would be cautious in handling the
He revealed that the delay in the
payment of the tuitions fee was caused
by the Kwankwaso administration, even
as he stressed: “For whatever reasons,
the Kwankwaso administration
distorted the scholarship programme”.
The enraged governor told the
leadership of the students: “I’ve decided
to let the cat out of the bag so that, as
educated people, you would understand
where your problems lies”.
Also the past weekly state executive
meeting presided over by Ganduja, had
condemned the failure of the
Kwankwaso administration to fulfill
financial obligation to the programme
despite the allegation that huge amounts
of money in foreign currency were
allocated to it by the former regime.