Northern governors are now set to tackle the menace of Almajiris using the report of the Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali Committee as a roadmap.
Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State said yesterday that the report would serve as a guiding tool in the effort to solve the Almajiris challenge. The governor spoke while receiving the final report of the committee.
He said: “Since we constituted the committee, I contacted most of my colleagues in the North, especially about our mission on how best to properly tackle the Almajiris syndrome in Kano, and I promised to share our ideas with them, so that together we can kickstart and solve the prevailing Almajiris menace.
“We are ready in Kano to tackle the Almajiris menace headlong. We now have the solution and we will not hesitate to implement the report to the letter, so that the kids on the streets will have a secured future.”
The committee chairman, Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali said that in reaching its conclusion, the panel consulted stakeholders across the state and also examined statistical data on Almajiris and their locations.