Court stops Ganduje, Kano commission’s action against Emir Sanusi

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano was re-elected for a second term
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje had earlier claimed coronavirus was not responsible for deaths in Kano
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano was re-elected for a second term
Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje

A Federal High Court in Kano on Tuesday restrained Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Kano State Public Complaints and Anti Corruption Commission from acting on the preliminary report on alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the Kano Emirate Council.

The order followed a suit filed on June 7, by Muhammad Mannir-Sanusi, Dan Buran Kano, seeking an order to restrain Ganduje, the Commission and the state Attorney General or their agents from acting on the preliminary report of the investigation.

Justice Obiara A. Egwuatu, issued the restraining order and directed that the respondents be served through a publication in the Daily Trust newspaper and the Attorney General of the state.

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He adjourned the case to June 28, for hearing of the motion on notice.

The anti corruption commission had on June 14, forwarded the preliminary report of the investigation in which it indicated the Kano Emirate Council, to the Secretary to the State Government for appropriate action by the state government.