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Kano Agency Fires 100 Staff , As Victims Kicks

by Salisu Hamisu Ali
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No fewer than 100 auxiliary staff of Kano Consumers Protection Council have lost their job following change of baton in the management.

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje had in April publicly unveiled the 100 volunteers who were mostly degree holders as support staff to the council with 10, 000 monthly stipend.

In a sudden twist fate, the new Chairman of the Council, General Idris Bello Dambazau (retd) who took over from Bappa Baba Dan’Agundi, Managing Director, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) as substantive chairman in April was alleged to have fire the volunteers.

Consequently, the 100 volunteers have petition to the state governor to investigate the activities of the Council in regard to violations of enabling laws that established the Council.

The petition, copy obtained by this newspaper was signed by Hayat A Yusuf, and Usman Rabiu Muhammad, chairman and secretary respectively, explained that the new henchman have stopped their monthly stipend over the past 3 months.

The volunteers said “we were part of the success story of the council, illicit drug depot were discovered and activities of drug barons brought to a standstill by us”

We are the foot soldiers, we did our best as a patriot to rid the state of unwholesome drugs. We spent 8 months before we were unveiled by HE publicly with 10k monthly stipend.

The Volunteers revealed that “Sec 16, 17, sub section 1,2, and 3 of the enabling law that established the Council recognized the volunteers. ”

In a swift reaction to the volunteers claim Malam Musbahu Hassan, the Information Officer to the Council said no one was fired.

Musbahu told this Newspaper that
“We have not sacked anyone except those who stopped coming to the office, and as I speak with you , we have over 50 of the Volunteers still with us, and we have increased their stipends from 10k to N30k.

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