The political realignments going on within the political space in Kano is yet to desist as another big wig withing the All Progressives Congress, Shehu Na’Allah Kura, the Kano State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, has resigned to join the New Nigerian Peoples Party NNPP.
The revelation was made by the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammadu Garba, in a statement on Thursday.
Kura resigned from Ganduje’s cabinet after his Chief of Staff, Ali Haruna Makoda, quit the cabinet and defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) led by former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
The statement reads in part, “One of the commissioners nominated for appointment by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau into the administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the lucrative ministry of finance and economic development, Shehu Na’Allah Kura has resigned and joined his boss.”
According to Malam Muhammad Garba, Kura was appointed as commissioner into the key ministry at the request of Shekarau after the 2019 election.
The commissioner added that until the recent defection of his boss, Kura was a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and had previously served as commissioner of planning and budget.
Kura is however yet to publicly announce his defection from the APC to NNPP.