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Kano anti-graft chief arraigned for corruption by CCB

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The Code of Conduct Bureau has brought corruption charges against Muhuyi Magaji, the chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Graft Commission. 

Magaji is facing a 10-count charge at the Code of Conduct Tribunal and is scheduled to appear in court on January 10, 2024.

The head, press and public relations, Code of Conduct Bureau, Mrs Veronica Kato, in a statement stated that the charges against the Kano chairman of the Anti-Graft Commission includes breach of the code of conduct for public officers; conflict of interest, abuse of office, false asset declaration, bribery, accepting gifts, among others.

“Investigation showed that the Chairman failed to declare some bank accounts bearing his name to the sum of N394 million thereby raising suspicion of corruption.

 

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“The defendant was however granted bail with the sum of N5 million naira with two sureties with properties within the FCT,” she said, adding that he is expected to appear at the CCT on January 10, 2024,” she said.

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