By Omolagba Oluwayemi
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has directed the state Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, to liase with the state cabinet office to provide a new Coaster bus to Kano Pillars FC before the team comes back from Uyo, where they are scheduled to honour the Match Day 13 of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season fixture against Dakkada FC on Sunday.
The Governor give the directives while receiving players and officials of the club at Kano state governor’s lodge in kaduna on Thursday night.
He said the measure become necessary in order to solve the lingering car crisis the team is facing in the ongoing season.
It could be recall that the team bus had developed a series of mechanical faults while they are going for away matches.
The governor, also said Kano state government has approved the club 2021 fiscal year budget and assured that his administration will continue to support the team morally and financially.
He commended the players of the team for their dedication and performances so far in the ongoing 2020/2021 NPFL season which they are currently on top of the log with 23 points from 12 matches.
He said, the government have confidence in the team and urged them to redoubled their efforts in order to win the league for the good people of the state.
On playing away from the Pyramid city, governor Ganduje lament that even though the team is doing well, they are more or less playing both their home and away matches away from home.
“To me, you are playing both your home and away matches as away games because you are playing your home matches in kaduna and you are doing well and we hope you will sustain the tempo” the governor said.
He boasted that the excellent results the team is getting in Kaduna, as an adopted home could have been more than that if they were playing in their home ground, Sani Abacha stadium, Kano.
He said the team is now playing no home no away and their performance is commendable.
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