Kano professionals elect new executives, vow to fight drug abuse

The Kano Youths Organization in Abuja (KAYOAB) had said it will partner with other relevant stakeholders to eradicate drug abuse and other social maladies ravaging the state.

This resolution was reached in Abuja at the weekend during the civil society’s annual congress where it elected new executives that will pilot the affairs of the organization in the next two years.

The new leaders have promised to ensure purposeful leadership towards uniting Kano people in the FCT as well as providing programmes that will better the lives of Kano youth, in particular, and the state in general.

The newly elected president, Balarabe Sarki Abdullahi, assured members of his commitment in working with all stakeholders in ensuring Kano youth are not left behind, particularly in stamping the malice of drug abuse, unemployment, political thuggery, among other social vices.

He also called on Kano youth to always be law abiding and shun any vices capable of affecting the development of the state.

Other elected executives are Barrister Bara’atu Aliyu (vice president), Fu’ad Kabir Maikaba (secretary-general), Halima Umar Na’abba ((assistant secretary- general), Aminu Dalhat (financial secretary), Dr.  Abdulshaheed Sarki (assistant financial secretary.)

Others are Muhammad Mahe (treasurer), Sa’ed Umar Maigari (welfare officer), Bilkisu Muhammad Yakasai (assistant welfare officer), Alhassan A.  Bala (public relations officer), Zulaiha Muhammad (assistant public relations officer), and Barrister Mujaheed Akilu Indabawa (legal adviser).

The immediate past president, Kabir Marmara, said the organization assisted 14 Kano indigent students, who are currently studying at different higher institutions within and outside the country.