Emerging reports say that Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II and his Kano Emirate Council are under probe by the state government over alleged corruption.
Daily Trust reports that the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission have opened an investigation into the Emirate’s accounts over allegations of ‘questionable expenditures’.
According to the report, the amount of money in question runs into billions of naira which were spent over a very short period of time.
It was gathered that the Emirate Council’s secretary and treasurer have been summoned to explain how more than N4billion was spent.
A source at the anti-corruption agency disclosed that the duo have been told to provide the necessary official documents to justify the expenditure.
The staff of the Emirate Council have been directed to be at the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission’s office on May 2, 2017.