In response to the economic challenges facing Nigerians, Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State has expressed his commitment to address the hardship experienced by the people.
The governor plans to meet with President Bola Tinubu to discuss inflation and explore ways to provide relief to the citizens.
Governor’s Pledge: Governor Abba Yusuf affirmed his dedication to addressing the economic difficulties during a meeting with the business community and stakeholders at the Government House.
He emphasized the urgent need to collaborate on finding lasting solutions to the escalating inflation affecting food and daily necessities.
Meeting with President Tinubu : Governor Yusuf announced his intention to personally meet with President Tinubu to apprise him of the economic challenges faced by the people of Kano State. The aim is to seek assistance and explore measures to alleviate the suffering caused by inflation.
Inflation Concerns: The governor highlighted the alarming increase in inflation, particularly in the prices of food items. He urged collective efforts to tackle this issue and emphasized the importance of providing relief to the people who are significantly impacted by the economic downturn.
Enabling Business Environment: Governor Yusuf assured the business community of the state government’s commitment to creating an enabling environment for their operations.
He urged businesses to reciprocate by ensuring the timely payment of taxes, contributing to the government’s revenue generation.
Attracting Investors: Expressing the desire to make Kano State the most attractive trade destination, Governor Yusuf mentioned ongoing projects and policies aimed at enhancing socio-economic activities.
He believes that these initiatives will lead to economic growth, job creation , and poverty reduction.
Appeal to Business Community: The governor urged the business community to refrain from hoarding food items in warehouses and encouraged them to make these goods available to the public.
This appeal is particularly relevant as the fasting period of Ramadan is approaching.
Governor Abba Yusuf’s proactive approach in addressing economic challenges demonstrates a commitment to finding practical solutions.
The planned meeting with President Tinubu reflects a collaborative effort to seek relief measures for the people of Kano State.