I Only Pretend to Sleep at Public Functions—Kano Governor

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By Dipo Olowookere

Kano State Governor, Mr Abdullahi Ganduje, has disclosed that he does not sleep at public functions as being widely insinuated.

Mr Ganduje said instead, he only pretends like someone sleeping in public, noting that his critics are just being mischievous.

Recall that the Governor has been caught several times with his head down at public functions, including at the Emir of Kano’s palace when Vice President, Mr Yemi Osinbajo visited.

At an interactive session with labour unions in the state on Monday at the Government House in Kano, the Governor said it was unfortunate that his critics could not differentiate between sleep and pretence.

According to him, he is not bothered about “political blackmail,” saying he is beyond that. He urged his political “opponent” to try and differentiate between sleep and pretence.

“My opponents always complain that I sleep at public functions but I want them to try and differentiate between the two. Political blackmail is not an issue to me because I am used to it and will continue to work for the good people of the state,” Mr Ganduje told the workers during the May Day celebration.

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