Kano Emir, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has sent a message to the President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu through his wife, Oluremi Tinubu, to please tell her husband that the hunger in the land is becoming unbearable.
The Emir pleaded with the First Lady during a courtesy visit when she appeared at his palace on Monday, February 12.
Oluremi’s wife visited Kano to attend the opening of a Faculty of Law building at Maryam Abacha American University named after her.
While conversing with the First Lady, the emir said; “Although we have several means of communicating to the government on our needs and request, your way and means is the surest way that you would tell the President the actual happenings in the country.
“The hunger and starvation, though didn’t start with this government, the situation has become more alarming and needs urgent attention.”
When speaking on the security challenges facing the country, he said; “the issues of insecurity is another serious problem we are facing. I know your government inherited it, but something more seriously should be done to take care of the threats.
“We are receiving series of messages from our people. One of such message is the much talks about relocation of CBN and FAAN to Lagos, I think the Government should come out clean on this matter and talk to Nigerians in the languages they would understand.
“Do more enlightenment on this matter. I for one cannot tell the actual intentions of the government, we should be made to actually understand why the relocation of the CBN and FAAN offices are now to Lagos.”
He however, commended her on the good things she has been doing to her dear country Nigeria especially for her support to the people of Plateau state and Benue during crisis, urging that she extend a similar gesture to all and sundry.
Those who were with her during the courtesy visit are, Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin, Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia, FCT Minister of State, Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure, among others.