Kano state governor Umar Ganduje has agreed to adopt more orphans of insurgency from Borno state.
Ganduje made his decision known at the Executive Council chamber of the Borno state government house, when he paid governor Babagana Zulum a sympathy visit.
Ganduje visited with a delegation of the Kano state government, in solidarity with Borno.
Kano state government is already in custody of at least 100 orphans from Borno.
The orphans have been enrolled in schools with the Kano state government responsible for their welfare.
According to Ganduje, Kano state government has been following with keen interest the happenings in Borno state.
“That is why long time ago we decided to visit IDPs and also provided palliatives and we even went to the extent of taking some of your orphans to our state an established a school for them and we are educating them even up to university level free of charge.” He stated.
Ganduje then assured of Kanos reqdiness to adopt more children as according to him, “We are ready ro take more of such children because your children are our children and we bduje elieve there is no way you can handle this matter effectively especially that it is increasing almost on a daily basis. ”
Zulum thanked Kano state government for the brotherhood spirit and called for more collaboration between the two states