Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has hailed President Muhamamdu Buhari for appointing Hon. Umar El-Yakub as Minister of State for Works and Housing.
The Governor, through a Statement by the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, described El-Yakub, as a worthy son of Kano.
He described El-Yakub as a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in view of his sterling performances as a lawmaker and most recently a Presidential aide.
In his words: “the appointment of the long-standing member of the progressive family equipped with the political experience and the knowledge, is a good omen for the development of the state and the progress of the APC in Kano state.”
The Governor expressed confidence in the ability of the new minister to further consolidate on his pedigree which earned him recognition, respect and honour at both state and the nation at large.