LG election: Governor Ganduje orders contestants to undergo compulsory drug test

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje says he has ordered all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections which will hold January on 16 to undergo a compulsory drug test.

The state commissioner for information, Muhammad Garba, said the decision was part of the government’s policies to rid Kano of illicit substance abuse.

Garba added that the state government would not hesitate to issue necessary disciplinary measures against ”anyone found with a trace of illicit substance including a compulsory recommendation for rehabilitation”.

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