CHAIRMAN OF THE KANO STATE PUBLIC COMPLAINTS AND ANTI CORRUPTION COMMISSION, BARRISTER MUHYI MAGAJI RIMIN GADO

Kano State House of Assembly has suspended the Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission, Barrister Muhyi Magaji Rimin Gado for violation of the public financial management law.

The suspension follows a petition recieved from the office of the Kano State Accountant General, read by the Speaker, Engineer Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari during plenary.

According to Engineer Hamisu Chidari, the petition alleged that, the chairman of the anti corruption agency rejected a new accountant posted to the Commission by the office of the Accountant General which is clear indication of violating the rule of law.

He explained that, the public financial management law, gives the office of the accountant general the mandate to appoint accountants for ministries, departments and agencies across the state.

After recieving the petition, the lawmakers urged the Kano State House of Assembly to take appropriate action by suspending the chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission for one month to enable the house committee on public petition as well as other adhoc committees conduct investigation.

Members representing Warawa, Sumaila, Rogo, Kiru, Gwarzo and Bagwai were in the opinion that, the suspension of the anti corruption boss will give the committee the previlaged to conduct the investigation successfully.

The house unanimously agreed to suspend Barrister Muhyi for one month while members of public petition committee, anti corruption committee, public accounts committee were asked to investigate and report to the house within two weeks for appropriate action.

From KHADIJAH ALIYU/KANO