The government of Abdullahi Ganduje in Kano State has made know it’s next line of action concerning the recommended removal of Emir Muhammdu Sanusi for alleged corruption on Tuesday.
This development is following the release of the full Interim Report of investigation by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, which indicted Emir Sanusi.
The commission, in its recommendations, told Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje to suspend Emir Muhammadu Sanusi for alleged misappropriation of N3.4billion.
The report revealed how companies it said were non-existent got hundreds of millions of naira.
In one particular case, the commission lamented that the sum of N105million from the Kano Emirate’s account was paid to one Engr. Sunusi Tijani, Technical Officer to the Emirate Council at United Bank for Africa (UBA) between 2014 and 2017.
The agency added that monies for cctv, travels, hotel accommodation, telephone calls, fuel, projects among others were either inflated, mismanaged or diverted.
The Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, has revealed that the next action of Governor Ganduje will be to study the report and its recommendations.
In his words: “The commission is backed by law and has submitted its report. Whatever they did is independent of the government.
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“The probe has been on for a while but was suspended on the governor’s intervention. This was done to see how the records can be straightened
“Unfortunately, it wasn’t and the commission had to do its job.”
When asked to comment on the commission’s recommendation that Emir Sanusi be suspended, Garba insisted that it is up to Governor Ganduje to decide.
“He will study the report and the recommendations and whatever he will do will be in the interest of the Kano state”.