Kano Recovers N150m From Corrupt Officials In 2016


The Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Alhaji Muhyi Magaji, says the body recovered over N150m from corrupt public officials in 2016.

Magaji disclosed this while briefing newsmen after he appeared before the Kano State House of Assembly Committee on Security to defend the commission’s 2017 budget.

He said that the complaints presented before the commission were mostly corruption-related, adding that most of them were resolved.

The chairman explained that over 2,000 arrests were made by the commission, with those nabbed taken to court for trial.

He said, “For the first time in this country, we are fully ready to investigate a serving commissioner on corruption case.”

He said the commission would not relent in its efforts toward ensuring that all cases brought to it were handled fairly.


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