Kano State Governor, Malam Kwankwaso Travels USA with 50 delegates

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Information recently made available to 247ureports.com through sources close to the activities of the governor of Kano State, Malam Rabiu Kwankwaso, indicate that not all may be going well within the administrative sector of the governor’s office. According to a credible source, the governor is slated to travel to the United States of America [USA] on Sunday June 3,2012. Going along with him on the official trip are 50 delegates.

It is gathered that the Governor will stay in the United States of America for a period of 5 to 7days with the entire 50 man delegate – of which according to the official records made available to our correspondent, each of the 50-man delegate will get a daily spending allowance of $1,000 equivalent of N158,000. The source reveals that a budget of $2.5million equivalent to N395million has been earmarked for the trip.


It is not clear the purpose of trip to the USA. Insiders indicate the visit maybe security related but other within the government in Kano question the need for the 50-man delegation and the size of budget earmarked for the trip.

It may be recalled that the governor of Kano State prides in being financially prudent -and has been reported to publicly chastise members of his cabinet over frivolous spending.

Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso is said to be preparing to join the 2015 race for presidency under the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP].

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11 COMMENTS

  1. The Executive Governor of Kano State Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso is billed to travel to the United States on Saturday, 2nd June, 2012 with 4 officials on a special invitation to attend the Nigeria-US Bi-National Commission dialogue in Washington.
    He is expected to travel with him, the Accountant General of Kano State, the Special Advisor on Economic Matters, the Director of Communication and Public Relations Strategy to the Governor and his Orderly.
    The governor is part of the Nigerian delegation invited to attend the 2 days event, scheduled to take place on the 4th – 5th of June, 2012.
    The delegation led by the Foreign Minister, Mr. Olubenga Ashiru, comprises of the Senate President, David Mark, Speaker of the House of Reps. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinkumu Adesina, Minister of Power, Bart Nnaji, Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mohammed Bello Adoke, INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar, Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governors of Rivers, Borno, Lagos, and Taraba states, Mrs. Maryam Idris Othman of FOMWAN and others.

  2. This is coming from an Assistant on ICT to the governor. We Kanawas we only say “Allah Ya Isa” You plunged our state in trouble and now you carry just politicians to a Jamboree trip in US where you are going to spend our N395million while most people in Kano are in abject poverty. Allah Ya isa. Mu muka sha wahala, amma Kai kadai da ‘yan uwan ka ku ke jin dadi. Ka saurare mu!!

  3. Malam Hassan, ka yi dai dai. You have captured what is in our minds. We pray Kwankwaso never come back to Kano from this trip.

    • 1st I will like to extends my greeting to Dr rabiu Musa kwankwaso and I wish u safe trip u and your deligates. Lastly I will like to advice those that posted a comments againsting, I Think u don’t understand what the trip is all about.

  4. Good Farouk! That would have been the end of stupid Kwankwasiyya Cultism and the beginning of prosperous Kano

  5. this is the real Kwankwaso agenda to sabotage Kano economic, after done care about security sitaution in the state. he always saying no security but now he travel to USA with 50 peoples which will cost Kano state N395 Million for 5-7 days, and there is no power in hospital, no water, no adequate teachers in primary and secondary school. God forbid

  6. That’s your failed Kanawa ku kukace kunji kun gani sai kwankwasiyya, wujuwuju, mahaha and goro dan ujule

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