This Nigeria Newspaper Honor’s Gov Yusuf as Most Courageous Governor

This Nigeria News paper awards governor Yusuf with Couragious Governor of the Year Award

This Nigeria Newspaper, a respected national daily based in Lagos, has bestowed the prestigious title of Courageous Governor of the Year Award upon Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf.

In a statement issued by governor’s spokesperson Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa the governor was awarded during the 2024 annual lecture and awards ceremony commemorating 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance.

The statement said the awards follows a thorough evaluation by a panel of adjudicators appointed by the newspaper’s leadership to assess the performance and attributes of all 36 state governors across Nigeria.

“Governor Yusuf was declared the winner of the Courage in Leadership Award category in the 2024 edition, in recognition of his remarkable stewardship of Nigeria’s most populous state amidst a series of legal and political challenges both within and outside the state.”

Accepting the award on behalf of His Excellency the Governor of Kano State, Commissioner of Information Baba Halilu Dantiye expressed confidence that this accolade would inspire Governor Yusuf to maintain exemplary leadership standards in Kano State and continue to elevate the performance bar.

The second edition of This Nigeria Newspaper’s lecture and awards event took place at the ‘Yar’adua Centre in Abuja, with Governor Yusuf of Kano, alongside the Governors of Akwa Ibom and the FCT Minister Nyesom Wike, being honored as distinguished awardees 2024.

Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa
Director General
Media and Publicity
Government House, Kano

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