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Kano Emirate: Kano Agency Summons Wives Of Emir Sanusi, Ado Bayero, Seven Others Despite Court Order


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Some officials of the Kano Emirate council and others has been invited by the Kano Public Compliant Anti-Corruption Corruption Commission to explain why their foreign medical bills was paid by the council.

This is coming despite the ruling of the court which stopped the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and the commission from probing the Emir.

According to Daily Nigerian, the commission called on those affected to appear at the chairman’s office conference room on Monday June 24, 2019.

“The commission in the exercise of its power conferred to it under Section 9 and 15 of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Law 2008 (as amended) is further investigating an alleged violation of Section 26 of the Commission’s enabling Law in the management of Kano State Council Funds,” the letter signed by the Director of Public Complaints and Mediation read.

“Consequent upon the above and pursuant to the provision of Section 31(1) (a) and (b) of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Law 2008 (as amended) you are requested to extend the Commission’s invitation to some personalities that expenditures were incurred for them in the respect of medical sponsorship to overseas to appear before this commission along with relevant documents to shed more lights on same…”

Those invited are: Maryam, one of the wives of Emir Sanusi; two wives of the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero Binta and Hadiza; 93-year-old Sarkin Bai and District Head of Dambatta, Mukhtar Adnan; 92-year-old Jarman Kano, Professor Isa Hashim.

Others are: 84-year-old Dan Iyan Kano, Yusuf Bayero; Ma’ajin Watari, Abba Ahmed; former Dan Iyan Kano and uncle to the current emir, Ado Sanusi; Dan Ruwatan Kano, Ibrahim Ado Bayero and; Sallaman Kano, Aminu Dako.

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However, the Emirate council’s lawyers have written to the commission, drawing its attention to the subsisting order of the Federal High Court, Kano.

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