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Kano gov congratulates Dangote at 67

Written by on April 10, 2024

The Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, has rejoiced with the President,  Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on his 67th birthday.

Yusuf described  Dangote as an illustrious son of Kano, whose philanthropic gesture breeds life and livelihood to millions of households in Nigeria and Africa.

This is contained in a statement by the governor’s Director-General, Media and Publicity, Sanusi Dawakin-Tofa.

He said Dangote remains a strong backbone to the nation’s economy and  critical  to the  growth and development of Africa.

“Kano, your ancestral home will remain grateful for your humanitarian gesture especially the recent distribution of palliatives to millions of the less privileged.

” Your readiness to partner and support our administration’s policy drive will surely propel profoundly social and economic development of the state.

“As you clock a new era in the annal of history, we can only wish you sound health, profound wisdom, and long life to propel positive impact on humanity,” Yusuf said.

In a related development, Yusuf also extended his condolences to the family and members of the Hausa film industry following the demise of the veteran actress Saratu Gidado, popularly known as Daso.

Daso died in the early hours of Tuesday at her residence in Kano.

Yusuf reminisced about her portrayals of both antagonistic and nurturing characters.

He said that most of her cinematic works exemplified values of discipline, tenacity, and ethical standards essential for socio and national advancement.

He urged all stakeholders in the Hausa film industry to emulate the late Saratu Gidado’s virtues of fostering national unity.

“She was an  advocate  for religious and cultural harmony in  promoting peace and tranquility in Kano, Northern Nigeria and beyond,”he said.

The governor prayed to Allah to grant the family and companions of Daso the strength to endure the loss.

Source: Jordan 105.5fm News Bulletin 

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