The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has fired Mu’azu Magaji as the Executive Chairman, state NNPC/AKK Gas Pipeline Project and Gas Industrialisation Committee (KNSG-PDIC) with immediate effect.

Recall that in April 2020, Mr Ganduje sacked Mr Magaji as commissioner for celebrating the death of the chief of staff to the president, Abba Kyari.

He was later reappointed to serve as chairman of the AKK committee.

A statement signed by the commissioner for information, Muhammad Garba, on Monday evening said the removal was informed by his inability to measure up with the challenging job, poor performance and insubordination.

The commissioner added that Mr Magaji’s appointment in April, last year, to chair the committee with the hope that he would work diligently to supervising the effective execution of the project.

“However, it added, he has failed to live above board in carrying out the responsibility assigned to him to oversee the project which the government attaches great premium,” he said.

According to the statement, his leadership of the committee, which is to among other things, coordinate in close partnership with the NNPC on timely implementation of the project has not been forthcoming in working to achieve the desired objective.

The statement directed the sacked chairman to hand over the affairs of the committee to the deputy executive chairman, Aminu Babba Dan’Agundi.

Mr Ganduje thanked him for serving and wish him success in his future endeavor.

(NAN)