Two lawmakers in Kano State reportedly refused to take part within the concluded Native Authorities Election within the state in protests in opposition to Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje.
Senator Barau Jibril represents Kano North Senatorial District, whereas Shaaban Sharada, is a member Home of Representatives
Stories say each Senator Jibrin and Sha’aban Ibrahim Sharada of Kano municipal constituency and Abdulkadir Jobe, representing Dawakin Tofa/Tofa, refused to take part on the Kano Native authorities elections to spite Ganduje, who’s alleged to be in opposition to their reelection bid.
The Kano State Unbiased Electoral Fee, KANSIEC had on Saturday, sixteenth Jan organized the Native Authorities election throughout the 44 native councils within the state.
Nonetheless, Senator Barau and different Nationwide Meeting members have been conspicuously absents, all by means of the election day in what seemed to be a protest in opposition to the choices of these contesting their native authorities areas.
Stories point out that the senator was in Abuja in the course of the election, a scenario that solid doubts within the minds of individuals on whether or not he’s in good phrases with the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje or not.
Senator Barau, who’s from the identical Native Authorities as Ganduje, not too long ago started to distance himself from the affairs of the state, having allegedly realised that Governor Ganduje could not assist his Gubernatorial bids comes 2023.
An in depth affiliate of the senator, who spoke on circumstances of anonymity stated he was Abuja whereas the election was happening in Kano.
Requested why Barau additionally failed to point out up in the course of the election, which acquired a lot consideration from governor Ganduje, the affiliate stated he was not conscious f any explanation why the lawmaker would boycott the polls.
“I can’t inform you the explanation why senator Barau Jibrin Maliya failed to come back to Kano. He was imagined to be right here to even monitor the election in his native authorities, Dawakin Tofa.
” I didn’t converse with him yesterday, however I assumed he can be right here with the governor, particularly as he’s from the identical native authorities with Ganduje,” He stated.
In the meantime, Sharada and Jobe’s absence may not be unconnected with their points with Governor Ganduje.
Lately, a video clip went viral on social media, purportedly displaying Sharada lambasting the Ganduje administration, accusing the federal government of promoting public properties.
Ganduje on his half had allegedly stated not too long ago that Jobe was not a superb consultant as he spent 12 years on the Home of Representatives with none movement and constituency tasks however sleeping on the chamber.