Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has reiterated his commitment to his serve the people of his state in every capacity.
According to him, he is getting in partnership with the TETFund Centre of Excellence of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS) to establish a hermaphrodite centre for people with intersex complications in the state.
Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, made the submission on behalf of the governor when he received seven people from the UDUS Centre
He said: “We are now starting to establish a similar centre in Kano, in partnership with the Centre of Excellence, Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. We are institutionalising the process and intervention. Our concern is always the health and happiness of our people.
“Kano state government was worried when we got information that there was one person with that intersex problem. We also learned that the person needed assistance for a surgical operation.
“We quickly intervened and took the patient to Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. We then ordered for search for other similar cases in the state. We got six other cases, whom we also sent to UDUS, Centre of Excellence. Alhamdulillah all of them were successfully operated,”
In other news, Abdullahi Ganduje has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to increase Kano’s employment quota in the federal government’s employment because they are by far the most populated state in Nigeria.
The recent official estimates taken in 2016 by the National Bureau of Statistics found that Kano State was still the largest state by population in Nigeria