OrderPaperToday– Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll, has described the 8th House of Representatives under the leadership of Mr. Yakubu Dogara, as pro-people.
According to a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media & Public Affairs), Turaki Adamu Hassan, the Emir “gave the commendation when he received a high-powered delegation led by Chief Whip of the House, Al-Hassan Ado Doguwa, to condole with the people of Kano State over the recent fire outbreaks in two major markets in the state; Kurmi and Singa”.
The statement said that the Emir, represented by a Senior Councillor of Kano Emirate, His Highness, Galadiman Kano, Alh. Abbas Sanusi, described the effort of the House of Representatives in reaching out to the people of Kano State at their trying time as generous.
The Emir further added that “Dogara and his members are the “peoples’ balm” which provides relief for the Nigerian people from their difficulties. Emir Sanusi then thanked the delegation for their timely response over the inferno, and pledged his Emirate’s support for the Speaker and his team.”
Earlier, the leader of the delegation Ado Doguwa disclosed that they were mandated by the Speaker to visit Kano to convey their sympathy over the unfortunate incidents.
He told the Emir that the 8th Assembly shall at all times be responsive to the yearnings of people it represents.
The delegation of lawmakers also visited the affected markets where they assured the victims that the House will complement President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts to help them.
The Chief Whip, who lamented the worth of the properties lost in the inferno, urged the victims to accept their fate and pray against future occurrence.
He also promised the affected marketers that the House of Representatives would do everything within its powers to complement President Buhari’s succour to them.
The Speaker’s delegation thereafter proceeded to the Kano Chamber of Commerce where they held an interactive session with the stakeholders on how best to utilise the commercial potentials in the state.