Kano Assembly Confirms Rabiu Kwankwaso’s Son, Three Others as Commissioners


The appointment of Mustapha, the son of former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, as a member of the state executive council, has been officially confirmed by the Kano State House of Assembly.

Mustapha’s confirmation, along with three other commissioner nominees, took place during a session held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

During the session, lawmakers expressed their satisfaction with the integrity of the nominees and accorded them the customary gesture of “taking a bow and going”.

Alhaji Salisu Ibrahim Riruwai, the member representing Doguwa state constituency, affirmed that the assembly confirmed the nominees after reviewing their curriculum vitae and being content with their credentials.

He expressed optimism that the newly appointed commissioners would significantly contribute to the progress and development of Kano State.

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Following the screening exercise, Majority Leader Lawal Hussaini Dala disclosed that Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf had presented the names of Adamu Aliyu Kibiya, Abduljabbar Umar Garko, Shehu Usman Aliyu, and Mustapha Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso for legislative screening and approval.

Dala reiterated that fulfilling certain criteria, such as being Nigerian, above 30 years of age, and having a clean record, were prerequisites for the appointment.

Governor Yusuf had previously communicated to the assembly the establishment of four new ministries, namely Humanitarian, Power, Solid Minerals, and Internal Security.