10 Aides Of The Governor Of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Land In Big Criminal Trouble, Face Jail Term – FULL DETAILS

Ten Aides of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, have been caught in a false assets declaration saga.

This is coming about a month after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested the Commissioner for Special Duties in Kano, Mukhtar Ishaq, over an alleged N86 million fraud.

The said Aides to the Governor, have failed to declare all of their assets, with hidden assets running into billions of naira kept in local and foreign currency accounts, allegedly.

A list compiled by the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has the full details of Ganduje’s Aides and Staff, who have not only failed to fully declare their assets, but also defaulted the Statutes of the Code of Conduct Bureau.

On the list are the Director-General, Media, to Governor Ganduje, Salihu Tanko Yakasai; Uba Tanko Mijinyawa, Special Assistant on New Media in the cabinet office; Engr. Mansur Ahmed, Special Assistant on Critical Infrastructure; Tanko Indi Sarki, Special Assistant on Intelligence; Mr. Ado Abba Tiwada, the Director-General in charge of Youths; and Alhaji Kabiru Baita, the Special Assistant on Sports.

Others are Habibu Saleh, the Special Assistant on Revenue; Saleh Shehu K., Special Assistant on IGR; Zulyadawi Sidi Mustapha, Senior Special Assistant on SDGs; and Haruna D. Zago Special Assistant on Food Security.

Meanwhile, it was gathered that top Officials of the State Government are mounting pressure on the CCB,  not to submit the list of defaulters to the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.

The Kano State Government is trying to ensure a safe landing for the alleged corrupt Officials, and guard them against prosecution by the anti-graft Agency, according to reports.

As at the time of filing in this report, sources however, revealed that the documents have already been prepared for despatch to the CCT, with prosecution to commence soon.

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