By Usman Usman Garba
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has commiserated with the President Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote over the death of his brother Sani Dangote, who was the Vice President Dangote Group of Companies.
“We received the information about the passing away of this gentleman, Alhaji Sani Dangote, with shock. Kano state, our dear country Nigeria and the business community lost and illustrious son” he mourned.
Governor Ganduje lamented that, the death was not only shocking, to the immediate families of the deceased “…but to all of us particularly those from Kano state. We lost a rare gem in the business community.
“It is therefore on behalf of the government and good people of Kano state, that I, the governor of Kano state, am sending our heartfelt condolence to the immediate families of Alhaji Sani Dangote, to his brother, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, over his death,” he stated.
He prayed for forgiveness from the Almighty Allah for the reposed soul of the deceased, adding that, “May Allah forgive all his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Jannatul Fiddaus, ameen.”
Sports minister appoints Abba Yola as Chief of Staff
By Salisu Baso
Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola has been announced as the Chief Of Staff(COS) to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development.
He is also the Ciroman Yola.
A veteran, he has been involved directly with sport as an athlete /player and administrator over several years.
He is expected to bring his vast experience to bear on this new assignment having worked closely with the Ministry in the past.
He has acquired administrative and sport administration experience that can be used to enhance and better the administration of any government organization, most especially in the sports and youth sectors of the country.