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Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019
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Alleged bribery: Ganduje to appear before Kano Assembly panel
Dec 06, 2018
By: Amarachukwu Akaigwe

As the Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje bribery scandal lingers, the seven-man panel investigating the case has summoned him to appear before it tomorrow (Friday).

In a letter, dated October 31, 2018, received and stamped by the Office of the Executive Governor, Government House, Kano, on the same date, requested the appearance of Ganduje, at the investigative hearing to provide the committee, with his perspective on the allegations.

Also, the committee requested a written, signed and dated statement of the governor, as part of the document to be submitted, on or before the date of the hearing, which will be on Friday.

Aside that, the committee gave the governor the liberty to appear with his lawyer if he so desires, adding that, enclosed were the video clips of the allegation, as submitted by the Daily Nigerian publisher, Jafar Jafar, when he appeared before the committee last week.

However, a dependable source at the State Assembly confirmed that the governor would appear before the panel tomorrow by 10am.


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