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KEDCO MD Not Sacked, Rumors Baseless — Shawai

“Following the dangerous and toxic report by daily dispatch and OperaNews that the MD/CEO of KEDCO, Dr. Jamil Isyaku Gwamna has been relieved of his duties owing to financial mismanagement and incompetence should be noted that such news is baseless, unfounded and untrue”

By; Abba Bashir

The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company KEDCO has describe as Fake News and Baseless, a report saying that the Managing Director {MD} as well as Chief Executive officer {CEO} Dr Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna has been relieved from duties following financial mismanagement and incompetence.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications of the company Ibrahim Sani Shawai and sent to Radio Nigeria, Pyramid FM Kano.

The statement said KEDCO under Dr Gwamna’s leadership had made highly impressive achievements building the company to one of the best DisCos in the country, hence the ground that he was sacked on financial mismanagement is nothing but well fabricated lies aimed at suppressing the very impressive the image of Dr Gwamna.

It read in full “Following the dangerous and toxic report by daily dispatch and OperaNews that the MD/CEO of KEDCO, Dr. Jamil Isyaku Gwamna has been relieved of his duties owing to financial mismanagement and incompetence should be noted that such news is baseless, unfounded and untrue”.

“First it must be placed on record that both onîne platfoms are known to have flairs for peddling baseless rumours and fake news”.

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“To put the record straight KEDCO under Dr Gwamna’s leadership had made highly impressive achievements building the company to one of the best DisCos in the country, hence the ground that he was sacked on financial mismanagement is nothing but well fabricated lies aimed at suppressing the very impressive CV of Dr Gwamna”.

“Now, Dr. Gwamna has not resign but in view of his political ambition to become the next governor of Gombe State, he will soon resign to face his political ambition based on the

guidelines from the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) in order to commence ful scale political activities”.

“It should be placed on record also that any news of sack of such high-profile personality will be done through the Board and the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and not from unserious online platforms which are the only source of such baseless information”.

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“It is also good to note that fidelity bank has not in any way taken over the management and activities of KEDCO as it was insinuated by the online media”.

“These news outlets and their management by this release has seven days to apologies and withdraw such unfounded news or face the legal consequences of this malicious publication aimed at serving whatever interest they so wish”.

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