We’re still examining Emir Sanusi, Kano anti-graft firm states


The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission has actually promised to continue with its examination on the supposed misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the Kano Emirate Council.


The Commission’s Chairman, Mr Muhuyi Magaji, revealed this while attending to a press conference in Kano on Monday.

He stated: “By virtue of Area 8 of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission Law 2008 (as changed), which supplies that in ‘exercising its powers under this law, the commission will not undergo the instructions and control of any authority’.

” So the commission is not under the control or discretion of any authority or individual.” As far as the commission is worried this examination is continuous and the commission will do whatever lawfully possible to provide its required with regard to the case.”.

He discussed that the commission discovered it needed to make the explanation that the examination did not start at the circumstances of the federal government of Kano state, however as an outcome of series of problems by worried people of the state.

” After the issuance of inquiry to the Emir of Kano by the federal government based upon the report of the commission, lots of things have actually occurred which demanded the commission as an independent entity to mention its position,” he included.

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NAN remembers that the Kano Emirate Council had recently responded the state federal government that Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II acquired about N1.8 billion on presumption of workplace and not N3.4 billion as declared.

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On responsibility, the council mentioned in its reply that the Sanusi II was not the accounting officer of the emirate however the secretary.

Previously in its interim report to the state federal government, the anti-graft firm stated it exposed N3.4 billion as misappropriated funds by the emirate council apparently under Sanusi’s period in between 2014 and2017