Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has inaugurated a 16-member Implementation Committee to give effect to the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the case of missing Kano children.
Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Abba Anwar, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Kano.
The statement quoted Ganduje to have described the report and recommendations submitted by the Commission as critical.
He was further reported to have said the recommendations should be implemented to address the menace.
He said: “After receiving the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry, we found out that the recommendations as important as they are should best be implemented by those who made the suggestions.
“There are no better persons to implement these recommendations than you, who made the recommendations.
“Your first Committee was time bound, and this one is without limited time.”
Ganduje reportedly commended members of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry for an excellent job, noting that this explained why they were chosen and retained for the task to facilitate successful implementation of the report.
He announced that Justice Wada Rano, who headed the defunct Judicial Commission of Inquiry, would serve as Chairman, with Musa Bichi as Secretary.
Fourteen other members of the Implementation Committee were drawn from the public and private sectors as well as Civil Society Organisations.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Judicial Commission of Inquiry was inaugurated in October 2019, sequel to the rescue of children allegedly abducted in the state.
The commission was mandated to examine the case of missing persons in the state between 2010 and 2019 and expected to submit its report within four weeks.