According to him two decades ago it was a taboo to discuss family planning in ministry of health, talk less of demanding for budgetary allocation. Kano Focus reports that the commissioner for higher education, Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure announced the decision on Monday. Back to politics, at the presidential level, I served as a member of the Welfare Committee of the Presidential Election of Muhammadu Buhari, with the current Minister of Water Resources, Hon. Some are less severe; others change legislations, world politics, our perception of the status quo, and people’s lives. Kano was created on May 27, 1967 from part of the Northern Region, and borders Katsina State to the northwest, Jigawa State to the northeast, Bauchi State to the southeast and Kaduna State to the southwest. KANO STATE – 16 MILLION. The population is mostly Hausa, mainly Kano (Kanawa), but also includes the Abagagyawa, who claim descent from Kano’s original inhabitants, and Fulani. What is more, my comments were not aimed at casting aspersion against the person or government of Mr. President. Pantami, Dambatta meet Fayemi over telecoms ‘right of way’ charges, Kano confiscates 145 cartons of expired drugs worth N150m, Kano Emir to head community policing advisory committee, COVID-19: 28 Almajirai repatriated to Kano test positive–Official, COVID-19: Don’t attend Eid-el-Fitr prayers if you have health problems–Kano Council of Ulama, Kano to partially lift lockdown on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays, COVID-19: Ganduje, Gawuna, other officials to receive half salaries, COVID-19: Kano receives renovated isolation centre from COCOVID, Your email address will not be published. The reproductive health expert recalled that family planning usage in Kano in 2013 was 1.3% but rose to 5.8% in 2018. Population of Kano, Jigawa Can Be A Source Of Blessing If Harnessed – DG NITDA. Abdullahi further noted that COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown have changed people’s needs and wants as individuals, communities, and governments. Abdullahi stated this during a presentation at Zoom Webinar  organised by Network for Development Foundation, with the theme: Economic Recovery of Kano and Jigawa States Post-COVID19 Pandemic. Therefore, I believe that we will overcome this pandemic as well, and we will come out of it stronger,” he added. I, and my political leader at that time, Hon. “Crises are recurring events in human history. To survive and thrive in the post-pandemic, there is need to reassess and redefine value proposition. 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Nasiru Yusuf The population of Kano state may hit over 50 million people by 2050 due to high fertility rate and low practice of family planning in the state, an expert Habib Sadauki has warned. “Presently Kano has 5.8 fertility rate, which is above 5.3 national average. I can understand, if by virtue of my position as an aide to a governor in the same party as the President’s that I have limitations and somehow the spotlight is always on me. It is still in CPC that I contested for the State Assembly, which we suffered a lot because of the factionalization of the party that led to a lot of bickerings. Kano and Jigawa combined have a population of about 18.5M, and the Netherlands has about 17M people, inland mass, the two states are about 43,000KM2 while the Netherlands is about 40,000KM2. Mr Sheka added that the 2002 Act that established the commission requires it to announce the election date 21 days before it holds. Balarabe Wakili, a former member representing Nasarawa Local Government in the House of Reps (2003 to 2007) decided to pitch our camp with the President and not with Mallam Shekarau, and it was through Hon. The 2006 data has the population of Kano to be 9,383,682. As at that time, I was contesting for the position of a councilor at my ward, which ended with my losing the primary election in 2004. These industries provide a lifeline to the economy in Kano and Jigawa. Mr Sadauki, a consultant gynecologist, revealed this on Thursday during a consultative meeting on family planning organized by Development Research […] I am an optimist, and it’s our ardent HOPE that we will have the Nigeria of our dreams in which development and prosperity will be the norm rather than the exception; a country we can build a secured future for our children and generations yet unborn. After the formation of APC, I also served as a member of the Youth Committee during the 2015 elections, crisscrossing this country to campaign for the President which we eventually won and Buhari was ushered into government with popular national support. At the end of the day, our prayer is for Nigeria to be great. That is the power of smart precision and digital technology in agriculture,” the DG said. But it was tested and working well in a country like the Netherlands. Salihu Tanko Yakasai, Governor Ganduje’s suspended media aide writes from Kano. Abdullahi also highlighted some key achievement so far recorded by the Agency, which includes among others, soon to be commissioning of NITDA Northwest Zonal Office situated in Kano. Humanity had overcome crises like the black plague and Spanish flue before. How a nation manages its population no doubt determines the level of its development,” Mr Gumel observed. Required fields are marked *. In 2002, I was in All Progressives Party (APP) when President Buhari picked the membership card of the party and officially joined politics to run for the presidency in the 2003 elections. There are no upcoming events at this time. At that time, Kano State was PDP-controlled under the then governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso. Your email address will not be published. The initiative, National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture, NAVSA, is an ecosystem-driven digital platform for transforming the agriculture sector in Nigeria. We campaigned for him through thick and thin, street to street, the young and the old, and when it was election time, I was assigned by my party leaders at my ward to be the returning officer of our party, APP, for the presidential election which Buhari was contesting for. He added that completed forms for the 484 councillorship slots should be submitted at the KANSIEC local government offices. Kano State | 9,401,288. The Netherlands, when compared with Kano and Jigawa combined, has similarities in population and landmass. “In 2019, NIPSS and development research and project centre with support from Bill and Melinda Gates foundation collaborated in the implementation of the NIPSS senior executive course 41, with theme: funding universal healthcare delivery in Nigeria.