Police Arrest Kano Government Official For Alleged Fraud

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By Ibrahim Muhammad Kano

Kano State Police Command arrested one Abubakar Gambo, Director, Administration and General Services, in State Ministry of Water Resources and two others for allegedly misappropriating government properties.The Commissioner of Police,Hussaini Gumel.said this.

He said one Baba Yahaya, Assistant Secretary, Administration, and Nuhu Mansir, former Manager of Karefa Irrigation Scheme in Tudun Wada Local Government Area were also nabbed.

They were arrested for reportedly forging a letter authorizing the auction of a high capacity water pump and tank, which he said, was a critical public utility.

Gumel explained that the outright denial by the Commissioner of Water Resources,Alhaji Ali Makoda, had confirmed that the authorization of the auction was a fraud.

The CP said that the matter was under investigation and that the suspects would soon be taken to Court.

” We are investigating the matter and as soon as the investigation is concluded, the suspects will be charged to court,” Gumel said.


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