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He assured us that patience leads to success. Now, we have seen the lessons taught to us in reality. I urge people to believe in Allah and be of brothers’ keepers in a bid to bring development to purchase emirate, Kano and Nigeria as a whole.”

Kwara officials forged 326 students’ signatures to steal bursary, witness tells court

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