Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has directed contestants seeking APCâ€™s executive council positions to undergo a mandatory drug test.
Thirteen councillorship aspirants in Kano had early in the year tested positive for hard drugs.
The governor directed all the contestants to report to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in the state for the screening before 7:00 a.m.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, on Wednesday in Kano.
â€œThe directive is part of governmentâ€™s policy, to rid Kano of illicit substances,â€