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Emir Sanusi To Appear Before Kano Anti-Corruption Agency Today

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The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been summoned by the Anti Corruption and Complaints Commission to appear before it to answer for alleged misappropriation of Kano Emirate Funds.

According to a report, the Emir was issued a 24-hour ultimatum by the Kano Public Complaints and Anti Corruption Commission to defend himself on alleged corruption charges

The Kano Emir was called on to answer questions over alleged misappropriating N3.4 billion by the Kano Emirate Council under his watch.

Though the Emir did not release an official statement, a source in the palace noted that the Emir has received a letter from the anti-graft Commission to that effect.

The Source when asked if Emir Sanusi will appear before the commission, he said, “that I may not confirm to you, but you know that Emir Sanusi is a law-abiding leader.”

“He has not discussed the development with anyone of us, but I believe he may honour the invitation in person or send a senior palace Chief who is capable of standing for him.”

A source in the commission when contacted stated that the Emir was given 24 hours to appear before the Commission, “and I can assure you that there is no going back on the probe against him and the emirate council on the issue of alleged misappropriation of public funds.”