Kano govt. probes emir Sanusi over finances

A copy of the invitation letter

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission has launched investigation on the expenditures of the state emirate council.

A letter, dated May 2, the commission obtained by PLATIMUM POST invited one Isa S. Bayero to appear before it to shade more light on the payment vouchers from the year 2013- 2017, bearing his name.

This newspaper gathered that other officers in the emirate council to be quizzed include, Mohammad Sani Kwaru, accountant of the council, Mannir Sanusi, Chief of Staff, Danburan Mujittafa and Falakin Kano.

The letter however said the commission had invited the aforementioned staff for alleged violation of section 26 of its enabling law in the management of the emirate’s funds.

The letter also stated that the invitation was sequel to the power conferred to it under “section 9 and 15 of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission Law 2008 (as amended).”

In the same vein, Kano State House of Assembly on Monday proposed for the creation of four additional emirates in the state.

At Monday’s plenary, the Speaker of the House, Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan Rurum read a letter signed by one Ibrahim Salisu and others, seeking the creation of new emirates in Karaye, Bichi, Rano and Gaya.

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