Former Kano State Governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, has stated the reason why the incoming government in the state will not be able to deliver the N30, 000 minimum wage.
Kwankwaso, who was speaking ahead of the supplementary, stated that the new administration will be inheriting an empty treasury from the current Governor of the state, Abdullahi Ganduje.
The People Democratic Party leader in Kano State stated this while speaking with a group of Kwankwassiyya supporters in Kaduna, yesterday.
He stated that his party will not continue with the payment of N30, 000 minimum wage as promised workers by Ganduje.
Kwankwaso said, “As the leader of the party in Kano, I have directed our Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, not to pay the minimum wage because that is the APC manifesto and we will not take it.”
“Anyway, we will ensure that workers get their salaries on or before the 25th of every month, but what we will not do is to pay the minimum wage.”
The governorship election in Kano State had been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
This was after the candidate of PDP, Abba Kabir Yusuf had polled 1,014,474 votes while APC’s Ganduje had 987,819.
The margin of 26,655 votes between the two top candidates, however, meant it was impossible for the electoral umpire to declare a winner.