The noose is further tightening round the neck of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,as the State Government of Thursday gave him 48 hours to give satisfactory explanations on why he should not be suspended from the throne.
The government in a later dated June 6, 2019,and signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, addressed to the Emir stated that much.
Titled RE: REPORT OF THE KANO STATE PUBLIC COMPLAINTS AND ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION, the letter said:
The Kano State Government is in receipt of a Report by the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission dated May 31, 2019 as per copy attached herewith, on the ongoing investigation by the Commission involving the misappropriation of the total sum of N3.4 Billion Naira by the Kano Emirate Council under your leadership between the Years 2014-2017. Specifically, the Report has indicated the aspects of the allegations and recommendations as set out at pages 14-16 therein.
Accordingly, the Commission in its Report under reference has recommended for your suspension and all other suspects connected with the issue pending the outcome of case, and in order for unhindered processes.
In the light of the foregoing, therefore, I am to request you to give satisfactory explanations on the allegations raised within 48 hours of the receipt of this letter to allow Government to take appropriate decision on the issue in earnest.
Accept my best regards, please.
Alhaji Usman Alhaji
Secretary to the State Government