The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the traditional institutions as a catalyst for development.
Represented by the APC Vice Presidential Candidate Sen.Kashim Shettima,Tinubu made the statement when he paid a homage to the Emirs of Gaya,Rano and Karaye in their palaces respectively to solicite for their prayers and support.
He said the traditional rulers have value and should be accorded respect for their role in community development.
The APC Presidential Flagbearer pledged to provide agricultural support farmers as well as enhance economic development,peace and security in the country.
He also sought for support towards ensuring the victory of Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna and Alh.Murtala Sule Garo for consolidation and continuity of development in the State.
Tinubu also commended the APC supporters in Kano for turning out enmass during the recent Presidential rally held in the State.
“I have never witnessed a mammoth crowd like that he said”.
On his part the Deputy Governor and APC Gubernatorial Candidate Dr.Nasiru Gawuna said the visit was to interact with the Emirs,he however assures that his administration will continue to maintain the dignity,respect and relate closely with the Emirate Councils in the State.
In their separate remarks the Emir’s of Gaya Alh.Aliyu Ibrahim,that of Rano Alh.Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa and Karaye Emir Alh.Ibrahim Abubakar II thanked the Presidential Candidate for the visit and urged the electorates to themselves in a peaceful manner during the general election period.
The Presidential Candidate was accompanied by the APC Deputy Governorship Candidate Alh.Murtala Sule Garo,APC Deputy National Chairman Sen.Abubakar Kyari,State APC Chairman Alh.Abdullahi Abbas,Senators,Members of the House of Representatives and other State Government Officials.