Governor of Kano state, Andullahi Ganduje, had formally forwarded Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna name to the legislature for screening, but the Kano State House of Assembly confirmed the appointment of Gawuna as the new Deputy Governor of the state, on the 18th of September.
Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Salihu Tanko Yakassai, confirmed the development via his Twitter handle, writing:
H.E the incoming Deputy Governor of Kano State Hon Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has been screened by the Kano State House of Assembly which paves the way for his swearing in by H.E @GovUmarGanduje. Congratulations Hon Gawuna. May Allah be your guide amin. pic.twitter.com/kFRx1xOmJS
— Salihu Tanko Yakasai (@dawisu) September 18, 2018
Until his recent appointment, Gawuna was the Commissioner for Agriculture in the state.
His appointment follows the resignation of Professor Hafiz Abubakar, the erstwhile Deputy Governor of the state, who resigned in August after defecting from the All progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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