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KNHA Assured Support For local Government Autonomy

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Muktar Yahaya Shehu

The Kano state house of assemble has re-assured his commitment in ensuring that the local Government Autonomy became a reality.

The clerk of the Assembly Alhaji Garba Bello Gezawa stated this at a one day session with media partners on the sensitization for the need of follow up on the Ratification of local government Autonomy Bill by the states legislature organised by the partnership to engage, reform and learn (PERL).

Represented by Muhammad Lawal Tijjani said passing the local government Autonomy Bill into law Will not only change the present narratives in the state, but also help to enhance the socio-economic viability of the people and address some of the insecurity challenges in the state.

“My dear participants, Kano state House of Assembly Will continue to accord you with all the necessary support in this struggle. I wish to also reaffirm our commitment and readiness to collaborate with you in ensuring the success of this struggle”

“I will always be ready and available to receive you in my office and lead you on a advocacy visit to the leaders of the House towards actualization of this effort”, the clerk added.

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In his address, the state facilitator (PERL) Yunusa Hamza said they were in Kano to support the media partners for the need of Ratification of local government Autonomy already implemented by national assembly.

Yunusa Hamza maintained that ,if the local government Autonomy was actualized the people at the grassroots level would benefit from good governance, adding that some blockages can be address at the grassroot level.

In a paper presentation, a veteran journalist Dr. Maude Rabi’u Gwadabe said out of 36 States assembly of the federation only 9 states passed the Bill into law stressing that it needs Two Third of passage in the 36 assemblies before it become a law in the country.

Maude Gwadabe stressed the need for media organisation to expedite action in mobilizing the state house of Assembly to pass the bill with baimmod ensuring that governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje will accent the bill it into law.

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