There was an atmosphere of jubilation on Wednesday when Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, was received by mammoth crowd after his return from South Africa.
Governor Ganduje was away from Kano when the Justice Shamaki-led Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal panel delivered its verdict, hence the warm reception.
Ganduje arrived at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) around 1:30pm from Abuja aboard Max Air.
Ganduje, who was received by thousands of supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and then proceeded to Government House through some selected routes.
Major roads were blocked as thousands of supporters and well-wishers came out from across the different Local Government Areas of the state to welcome Governor Umar Ganduje upon his return to Kano.
The long convoy of the governor proceeded to the Government House through Kofar Ruwa, Gwammaja, Kano city, Kofar Nassarawa to State Road, before finally arriving at the Government House.
The journey from MAKIA to Government House that would ordinarily takes the governor and his entourage not more than 15 minutes, to reach home, took them more than an hour, as the mammoth crowd besieged them.
According to the Daily Trust who reported that the journey has caused serious traffic jam within Kano metropolis especially the routes where the convoy passed through.
Other supporters who were not opportune to board busses, resorted to trekking from MAKIA to the government house under the scorching sun.