The new government in Kano, on Saturday, commenced the demolition of buildings on government land sold by the immediate past administration of Abdullahi Ganduje, PREMIUM TIMES reports.

The demolished property, a three-storey building with 90 shops, is located on a race course at the Nasarawa GRA.

The new Kano governor, Abba Yusuf, was present during the demolition.

The governor was led to the demolition exercise by the police commissioner, Muhammed Gumel.Mr Yusuf had promised to demolish structures erected on government land sold by the Ganduje administration.

As of the time of this report, newsmen could not establish the owner of the property and whether or not it was acquired properly.

The demolished shops are said to be an extension of the race course field.

Saturday’s exercise is the first demolition exercise carried out by the governor who was sworn in on Monday.

As of the time of filing this report, the government was yet to officially speak on the matter.

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