The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has indicted 10 aides of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
The aides who were expected to list monies and assets belonging to them to the CCB within a stipulated timeframe after assumption of office, have reportedly been linked to alleged huge sums of money in local and foreign currency accounts as well as physical assets. They were accused of failing to declare some assets that have been traced to them.
PRNigeria reported that Governor Ganduje’s aides who have been indicted by the CCB include the Director-General of Media and Communications for Kano state government Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, Uba Tanko Mijinyawa, Special Assistant on New Media; Mansur Ahmed, Special Assistant on Critical Infrastructure; Tanko Indi Sarki, Special Assistant on Intelligence; Ado Abba Tiwada, Director-General, Youth Office, Kabiru Baita, Special Assistant on Sports; Habibu Saleh, Special Assistant on Revenue; Saleh Shehu, Special Assistant on IGR; Zulyadawi Sidi Mustapha, Senior Special Assistant on SDGs and Haruna Zago, Special Assistant on Food Security.
This is coming after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Commissioner for Special Duties, Mukhtar Ishaq for alleged N86 million fraud.