Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state assented to eleven Bills, that were signed to Laws in one sitting, during the State Executive Council meeting held yesterday, Tuesday, at the State Council Chamber, Government House, Kano.
In what appears like the first of it’s kind development in the state, governor said all the Bills that were assented to, are of critical importance for the overall development of the state.
He said “We will not relent in our efforts to continue with the good work we started in all sectors of our society. We place high premium on our citizens living with special needs.
That is why we deem it necessary to assent to Kano State Amendment Bill For Persons With Disabilities, to give them special concern.”
Under the new Law those living with special needs now have an established Agency that will take good care of their responsibilities, with concerted effort to make them happier and genuinely accepted in the society. Unlike hitherto when they were regarded as disabled with disability.
“We are aware that this section of our society are always encouraged to feel they belong. We dont see them as disabled, but citizens with special needs,” he explained.
Governor Ganduje further explained that, “As you are aware our great concern for our youth development prompted us to establish Kano State Aliko Dangote Skills Acquisition Centre, Law 2022 to engage our youth for the economic development of our dear state.”
To also institutionalise addressing climate change as part of the global effort to save humans and humanity, governor Ganduje said “Because we want be part of the global effort against global warming and addressing other environmental challenges I am signing this Bill to Law,
Kano State Environmental Pollution Control Bill, 2022 (1444 A.H.).”
Other Laws are Muhammad Abubakar Rimi, Singa and Galadima Markets Management (Amendment NO.2) Law 2022 (1444 A.H.), Kano Universityof Science and Technology, (KUST) (Amendment NO. 2) Law 2022 (1444 A.H.) and Kano Metropolitan Area Transport Authority Bill 2022 (KAMATA), among others.
The remaining Laws are KAROTA Amendment Law (No.1) 2022 (1444 A.H), Kano State Permissible Weights and Weigh Bridges Law 2022, Kano State Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2022, Kano State Pension and Gratuity (Amendment No 3 Law 2022) and Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital Law, 2022:
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State
Wednesday, 23rd November, 2022
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