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Kano Anti-Corruption Agency Invites Emir Sanusi Over Fresh Allegations

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II (file photograph)

 

The Kano State Public Criticism and Anti-Corruption Fee has ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to look earlier than it on Monday, March 9, 2020.

The anti-graft company stated this in a press release on Thursday because the Kano Emirate requested for one more day for the monarch to look earlier than the physique.

Emir Sanusi was supposed to look earlier than the company on Thursday to reply questions on alleged unlawful gross sales of land belonging to the emirate.

In response to the Chairman of the Fee, Barr. Muhuyi Rimingado, the investigations usually are not associated to some other probe of the Emir.

He stated: “Preliminary findings suggest that a company, Country Wide House Ltd. served as a corporate vehicle to allegedly launder the sum of over N2bn being proceeds of several hectares of land in Darmanawa phase I and II and Bubbugaji, under the former right of occupancy CON-RESS 2016-503 illegally sold to Messer family home fund limited at the alleged instance of His Highness the Emir of Kano.”

Rimingado additionally claimed that “Investigation further revealed that some of the proceeds of the sales remitted to the Emirate Council’s bank account can be traced to the companies of interest to His Highness.”

In response to the physique, the investigation of the Emir adopted data dropped at it by a whistleblower, on the 29th of December 2019.

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