A probe into the financial dealings of the Sanusi Lamido Led Emirate council has been suspended by the Kano state government’s anti-corruption agency.
The state’s public complaints and the anti-corruption agency was investigating the emirate over an alleged misappropriation of N6 billion. The suspension of the investigation was announced by the chairman of the anti-corruption body, Mr Muhyi Gado. He stated that the commission could not continue the probe because the Kano state house of assembly launched a separate investigation of the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.He declined to comment further.
Kano House of Assembly investigates Sanusi
Politics Nigeria discovered that the state’s house of assembly was already investigating Sanusi on allegations of funds misappropriation, breach of oath of office/oath of allegiance, abuse of office, defamation of character, and political and religious interference. The investigation is coming shortly after Sanusi’s controversial speech blaming Northern leaders for the poverty and illiteracy in Northern Nigeria.