Ganduje probe: Kano commission to review sales, allocation of govt property

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The Kano State Judicial Commission of Enquiry on the Recovery of Misappropriated Public Property and Assets has announced its intention to review the sales, disposal, or allocation of government property by the previous administration in the state.

The chairman of the commission, Justice Farouk Adamu, stated this during the inaugural sitting of the commission yesterday in Kano.

The commission was inaugurated by Governor Abba Yusuf on April 4 to investigate suspected cases of misappropriation of public property and assets in the state from 2015 to 2023, during the administration of Abdullahi Ganduje.

Justice Farouk said the commission’s mandate includes reviewing the sales of praying grounds, historical and cultural sites and monuments, houses, workshops, graveyards, and other open lands or spaces within the metropolis belonging to the government.

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He said the commission aims to determine if any abuses occurred during the processes and identify the officials or persons responsible.

He clarified that the commission was not established to witch-hunt or prosecute anybody but on a fact-finding mission.

Justice Farouk assured that the commission would be just and fair to all parties involved and called on individuals with useful information to submit it in writing for verification and possible testimony before the commission.

 

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