The "commissioning" of the release of the prisoners took place at the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano.
Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam, who served as Kwankwanso's commissioner for inter-governmental affairs, told Vanguard, last night, that the former governor and his associates were not invited for the functions relating to the President's visit.
President Buhari also praised Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for his efforts so far at implementing projects that have direct bearing on the standard of living of the people. He achieved the same result in many northern states.
Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital and Paediatric Hospital, Zoo Road were projects first initiated by Ibrahim Shekarau's administration who governed the state between 2003 and 2011.
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"The APC change is real and is for all Nigerians irrespective of their beliefs, tribe, ethnic and or party differences".
"I am urging other states governors to emulate Ganduje by executing similar projects in their states".
"It has been so consistent and I don't think I have the vocabulary to express my thanks to the people of Kano. I commended Ganduje for trying to make life easier for Kano People", Buhari said. "And today we are here to commission it after completing it".
He said the administration would continue to accord priority attention to education so as to empower the youth, to enable them contribute their quota toward the development of the country. He said the funds covered completion of all unfinished structure and provision of equipment and other hospital facilities to the two hospitals.