Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano state has ordered all land developers at Kano hajj camp to stop with immediate effect.
The Governor issued the order on Friday when he paid an inspection visit to the camp as part of his promise to recover state properties illegally sold to private individuals and entities by the previous administration.
Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf frowned at the deplorable condition of the facility that was meant to serve as a home away from home for intending pilgrims from Kano state and beyond.
The Governor said: ”I am not happy, the immediate past administration in the state had demolished 130 houses, 65 toilets and sold the plots to their cronies and if not because of exigencies of time as uplifting of this year’s pilgrims is about to commence, we would have bring the place back to its normal position.
”As the Executive Governor of Kano state, I directe that all land developers at the hajj camp to stop immediately, otherwise recalcitrants would bear the consequences.”
On the preparations for this year’s Hajj, the Governor assured the pligrims of his commitment to do all what it takes for a hitch free exercise.