BREAKING: Kano APC Suspends Ganduje Over Alleged Corruption

Muhammed Abubakar, Reporting 

THE National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje, has been suspended by members of his ward, the Ganduje Ward in the Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria.

Stonix News reports that Mr Ganduje was the governor of Kano State for eight years whose tenure ended on May 28, 2023.

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Kano APC Suspends Ganduje  over alleged corruption

Abdullahi Ganduje (first from right) , middle is current governor of the state

Haruna Gwanjo, leading the Executive Council of Ganduje Ward, made the announcement during a press briefing in Kano on Monday.

Gwanjo averred that Ganduje must address corruption allegations related to his long-standing dollar case before his suspension could be lifted.

Reports say Ganduje will face charges in court on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, regarding allegations of bribery, diversion, and misappropriation of funds, as well as an alleged acceptance of $413,000 and N1.38 billion in bribes.

The Kano State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Haruna Dederi, revealed that Ganduje, along with his wife and six others, will face arraignment in court.

Governor Abba Yusuf’s administration in Kano State initiated the criminal suit against the eight respondents and has prepared 15 witnesses to testify before Justice Usman Na’aba of the State High Court.

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