Kano sets up restructuring c’ttee
The Kano State government has set up a 28-member committee to articulate party’s position on restructuring/ true federalism.
The committee is headed by an administrator, Malam Sule Yahaya Hamma, a statement, signed by the Director General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government House, Alhaji Salihu Tanko Yakasai, said.
Inaugurating the committee, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje charged members to generate ideas and recommendations that would reflect the views and aspirations of the people of Kano on restructuring and amendment of the constitution.
“In the same vein, the committee will make appropriate recommendations to the state government on 13 specific areas including system of government, type of legislature, federal structure, power sharing and rotation, devolution of powers, revenue allocation formula and land tenure system.
“Other areas are state police, resource control and derivation principle, independent candidacy, state creation and the place of traditional institution,” he said.
Ganduje added that the committee would collate, analyze and derive guidance from views and recommendations contained in previous reports submitted to the state government that are relevant to the subject matter.
He added that it would liaise with similar committees established in Northern Nigerian and actively participate in similar initiatives being pursued with a view to the emergence and adoption of a common agenda.
Ganduje explained that members of the committee were selected based on their track records of service to the state and the nation, urging them to justify the confidence reposed in them.
Responding on behalf of the committee members, the chairman, Malam Sule Yahaya Hamma, promised to ensure a thorough job.