By Ismail Auwal

The suspended Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC), Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado, is to appear before the ad-hoc committee investigating a petition against him to account for six years of the commission under his stewardship.

Magaji has been directed to present before the panel with the details of all payments made from recovery account from 2015 to date, all cash books from the period of 2015 to date, and details of payments made from expenditure account from the period of 2015 to date.

He is also to furnish the committee with details of the Commission’s outstanding debt/loans to clients from 2015 to date, details of the cash payments from the recovery account as well as details of beneficiaries in respect of cash payment from the recovery account from the period of 2015 to date.

The Kano State House of Assembly suspended Magaji for one month based on a petition received from the Office of the Accountant-General of the State on the alleged refusal of the Chairman to accept a Chief Accountant posted to the Commission.

In the letter of invitation signed by the Deputy Director, Legal Services Committee Secretary, Abdullahi A. Bature, the lawmakers directed that Mr Magaji to submit himself at the Assembly’s Conference Hall on Wednesday by 12:00 noon.

The State Assembly further directed Mr Magaji to submit details of recovery accounts from 2015 to date on or before the invitation date.

Vital documents demanded include bank statements for recovery, expenditure and over-head cost accounts from the periods of 2015 to date; all cash remittances file; details of recoveries made from 2015 to date and, details of all beneficiaries to the recoveries made.

Others are details of donations, aids, grants and assistance received by the commission from companies, individuals, Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) from the period of 2015 to date.


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