Kano, Lagos, Ekiti top APC Governors Forum’s October ranking on development
THE All Progressive Congress (APC) Governors Forum, according to its monthly rating has rated Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje high in terms of developmental activities.
Ganduje takes the lead for the second consecutive month after beating all other APC states in the ranking tagged “October 2019 Progressive Strides – Tracking Developmental Initiatives in APC states report”.
According to a statement signed by Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary, Comrade Abba Anwal, the ranking was contained in a letter signed by the Director-General of Progressive Governors Forum, Salihu Mohammed Lukman, and forwarded to Governor Ganduje.
The letter reads: “There is an all-round increase in the pattern of initiatives introduced by the states with Kano State recording the most of the initiatives for this month with nineteen (19) strides, spreading across empowerment, job creation, healthcare, education, security, transportation, power, environment, sports (among others).”
Kano is followed by Lagos State with 18 strides, Ekiti State with 17 strides, while Edo State records 13 strides, Katsina and Kwara States follow with 11 each, Yobe State 10 and Jigawa State with 9 strides.
Others, according to the letter are Kaduna, Niger and Ogun States that record 7 strides each. Borno and Kebbi States follow with 6 each, Osun and Plateau States with 5 each and Gombe, Kogi, Nassarawa and Ondo states with 4 strides each.
According to the letter, the overall characteristics of the report shows that “all states in The Forum were represented and featured in the edition.”