Ganduje Will Commit Political Suicide By Dumping Kwankwaso’s Ideology – Aide
BEVERLY HILLS, April 28, (THEWILL) – The fight between Governor Umar Ganduje and his estranged benefactor and predecessor, Senator Rabi'u Kwankwaso may be far from over as the latter's Special Adviser; Alhaji Sharu Garba Gwammaja declared that the political crisis between the two political gladiators will not end until the former embraced the political beliefs of Kwankwaso.
Speaking at a press conference to mark the 5th anniversary of red cap revolution in Kano, he averred that the greatest mistake made by his principal (Kwankwaso) in life was in facilitating the emergence of Ganduje as Governor.
Gwammaja lamented that the actions of the present government of the state have contradicted the political ideology of Kwankwaso, identified as Kwankwasiyya, which according to him was about transparency, accountability, justice, commitment to service to humanity, rendering selfless services, truthfulness and honesty.
The red cap was made popular by the immediate past Governor and has come to be seen as the political symbol of his followers, known as members of the Kwankwasiyya group.
Gwammaja warned that it will amount to political suicide for Governor Ganduje to discard use of the red cap in protest against the political principles of his predecessor and benefactor, pledging that he will buy the Governor's red cap for N1m if he voluntarily decided to discard it.
“If Ganduje can remove his red cap today, I will buy it N1m. The greatest mistake Kwankwaso made in his life was bringing Ganduje to power. The actions of the present government of Kano State have contradicted the ideology of Kwankwasiyya, and we will continue to kick against anything that is contrary to our ideology,” he said.
Gwammaja also accused Ganduje of rewarding some lawmakers in the state with cars, worth N686m, for discarding their red caps, adding that from the day the lawmakers stopped using the red cap, over one million people have started wearing red cap to show their support for Kwankwaso.
He boasted that all those that stopped wearing red cap in Kano could not go to their constituencies and interact with their people peacefully.
“The red cap anniversary is being celebrated worldwide,” he said, adding that “our members are celebrating it in Ghana, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Malabo, among other countries.”