Kano Assembly Probes Sanusi
The emirate council is already being investigated by the state anti-corruption agency over allegation of financial fraud running into billions of naira.
The House on Wednesday constituted an 8-man committee to investigate eight offences allegedly committed by the Emir.
The committee was constituted following a motion by Ibrahim Ahmad Gama, Nassarawa Constituency.
The 8-man committee was headed by a member representing (Warawa), Labaran Abdul.
The allegations are:
*Accusing the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and the state legislators of mismanaging state resources while on an official visit to China.
*Making remarks in Kaduna on the proposed Kano light rail project which had tarnished the governor's image, the government and the assembly.
Responding to this the state government said “First of all, we did not spend one month in China. We only spent four days and our mission was to find out the capability of the company to handle the rail project but not to secure any loan as alleged by the emir.”
* Intentionally attacking President Muhammadu Buhari whenever he got an opportunity to speak at a public gathering. He said this had contravened the culture of the traditional institution.
*Embezzlement of funds belonging to the emirate council.
*Tarnishing the image of the emirate by assigning his daughter to represent him at a public function, introducing strange religious issues and involvement in politics.
*Downgrading the honour of the Kano emirate council by assigning his daughter to represent him at a function organised by the #BringBackourGirls# group in Abuja, saying it was against the emirate’s tradition.
A member of the state assembly representing Nasarawa constituency, Ibrahim Gama said "there are many responsible members of Kano emirate council members that can represent the Emir at the event instead of his daughter.
"This is the first time we are witnessing this kind of representation in the history of Kano emirate council.
"The mode of dressing of the Emir’s daughter at the event was an embarrassment not only to the emirate council but the entire people of Kano," he lamented.
Gama, therefore, appealed to the house to investigate the activities of the emirate council.
It would also be recalled that the Kano state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission is currently investigating the Kano emirate council over alleged embezzlement of over 6 billion naira in three years.