BREAKING: Anti-Graft Agency Summons Ex-APC Governor Ganduje Over Dollar Video

BREAKING: Anti-Graft Agency Summons Ex-APC Governor Ganduje Over Dollar Video

  • The Kano state anti-corruption agency, PCACC, has invited former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for questioning over 2017 viral dollar videos
  • In the videos, Ganduje was seen receiving wads of dollars from contractors and keeping them under his cloth
  • Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado, the chairman of PCACC, said the videos had been verified, and the former governor had been invited for questioning

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Kano, Kano - Abdullahi Ganduje, the former governor of Kano State, has been summoned by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) for questioning over controversial dollar videos.

Daily Trust reported that the videos were first released in 2017 by an online publication, adding that the former governor allegedly collected kickbacks from contractors.

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Kano anti-graft agency has invited former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for questioning. Photo Credit: APC Nigeria
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Update on Ganduje's dollar video

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Ganduje received some dollars in the videos and rolled them into his white "babanriga" dress.

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The former governor denied the allegation and claimed that the videos were doctored.

Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado, the chairman of PCACC, at a one-day public dialogue on Anti-Corruption Crusade in Kano, said the video had been confirmed to be authentic.

Speaking on the same video on Thursday, Rimingado said the former governor had been invited for questioning.

Former Governor Ganduje to be questioned by anti-graft agency

Ganduje was a governor of Kano state for eight years on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and could not install his preferred candidate as his successor in the March 18 governorship election in the state.

The candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Abba Kabir Yusuf, popularly referred to as Abba Gida Gida, defeated the candidate of the APC in the election.

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Since becoming Kano State's governor, Yusuf has commenced probing the former governor's administration.

Former Governor Ganduje's commissioner remanded over N1bn fraud

Legit.ng earlier reported that Idris Wada-Saleh, the former Kano State commissioner for works and infrastructure in Kano State, has been remanded for N1bn fraud.

A Chief Magistrates Court ordered that Wada-Saleh be remanded the former commissioner in the custody of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC).

Wada-Saleh served as commissioner under the immediate past governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, who has been severally accused of corruption by the new governor.

Source: Legit.ng

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