Kano anti-graft agency recovers N1.15bn cash, properties

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission says it has recovered more than N1.150 billion in cash and properties between 2015 and 2016.

The Executive Chairman of the agency, Muhuyi Rimingado, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.

Rimingado said the commission has recovered several moveable and immovable property located in different parts of the state, adding that many individuals are under investigation by the commission.

He said the commission was investigating a land situated at Dotsa village that is worth a billion Naira and more than 60 plots at Riga Fada Village worth N365.7 million.

A total of 1,486 complaints relating to corruption, contractual and marital disputes have been received so far this year.

“From its inception in April 2005 to date, a period of 11-years, the Commission has received over 7,000 complaints and petitions.

“Comparative statistics shows recorded cases numbering 166 in 2005; 534 in 2006; 557 in 2007; 655 in 2008; 741 in 2009, 591 in 2010, 422 in 2011 to December 2013.

“The Commission only received 517 complaints and petitions, with no tentative figure from 2014 to 2015, but from August 2015 to date the Commission received over 3,300 complaints and petitions,’’ he said.

 

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