Huge crowd of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), supporters on Sunday shut down Kano metropolis to welcome Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf back home after being absent from the state over the past couple of weeks.
The Governor who arrived the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA around 3:05pm drove for close to four hours to Sani Abacha Stadium venue for flagging off of the Corporate Security training of 2500 youths to be deployed to serve as security in the various MDAs of the state.
In an apparent show of street credibility, Abba Kabir Yusuf intermittently was forced to recognised the cheers of young and old, men and women wearing red caps who lined the streets.
The enthusiastic crowd who took over the streets to show affection for the Governor chanted “four plus four”, “Kano sai Abba” among others endured 25km trekking distance from the Airport, through Kurna Kofar Rywa, Gwamaja, Kofar Mazugal, City centre to Sani Abacha Stadium , and down to the Government House at Nassarawa GRA.
The Governor who arrived the stadium around 7pm was also received by mammoth crowd of supporters who were patiently waiting.
Speaking while addressing the mammoth crowd, Governor Yusuf commended the Supreme Court Judges for their commitment to justice and fairness while assuring supporters of victory.
“I want to use this opportunity to commend the Supreme Court Judges for their commitment to justice and fairness.
“I will also want to call on the people to have confident in them and continue to respect their integrity,” he said.
Yusuf explained that the training of the youths was part of the government’s plan to ensure that employment opportunities are provided for the teaming youths of the state.
“This Training School was established by our government in 2011 and youths have been trained on security work and posted to various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs in the state.
“Today, we are commissioning this program with 2,500 beneficiaries all of who will be trained in security skills.
“The Flagging off of the training at the Corporate Security Training School will commence with a newly introduced security syllabus.
“I want to assure the people of the state that my administration will continue to provide human development programs in order to support the teaming youths of the state,” Governor Yusuf said.
Recall the Governor was said to have been away from the state for weeks ahead of the appeal before the Supreme Court.