Kano governor vows to uphold Aminu Kano’s legacy of social justice

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano state has pledged to uphold the enduring values of the late Malam Aminu Kano by striving to make positive impacts in the lives of the people.

Governor Yusuf addressed a symposium Wednesday night in Kano, while commemorating the 41st anniversary of Malam Aminu Kano’s passing.

The state Commissioner for Information, Baba Dantiye, who represented the governor at the event in the series said Aminu Kano was born on August 9, 1920, and died on April 17, 1983. 

He was a famous teacher and politician who founded the People’s Redemption Party (PRP).

He described Aminu Kano as a nationalist and activist who fought to uplift and uphold the fundamental rights of common people.

He said Aminu Kano left a legacy of social justice, equality, sincerity of purpose, good governance, and a desire that every child should be educated.

He said his administration was following in his footsteps by prioritising education as demonstrated by the huge allocation to the sector in the 2024 budget.

He said his administration was also providing foreign scholarships to Kano state indigenes.