The administration of Governor Yusuf Kabir has commenced demolition of illegal structure in Kano metropolis.
FactualTimes reports that the demolition started in the early hours of Saturday.
Governor Yusuf in a statement said the affected structure encroached land on the identified public places.
His words: ” We witnessed the implementation of the first step in our pursuit to restore sanity to the Kano State Urban Development Masterplan. With the demolition of the illegal structure at the Race Course playground, we have set in motion to reclaim all encroached land on the identified public places that were used to erect illegal structures by private individuals or groups.
“I have also directed the demolition of all the illegally erected structures in schools, mosques, play-grounds, graveyards, markets and hospitals, to ensure strict adherence on the urban planning, beautification and safety of people.
“We call on the residents of Kano to exercise patience as our administration is committed to ensuring a prosperous Kano.”