- The chairman of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC), Muhyi Rimingado, is being investigated for alleged corruption
- The EFCC and CCB are investigating and have asked Rimingado to provide all financial records and details of forfeited property
- Rimingado is asked to send PCACC’s director of finance and accounts to appear at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja
FCT, Abuja – A fresh twist has emerged in the fight against corruption in Kano state as the chairman of Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC), Muhyi Rimingado, is currently under investigation over alleged corruption.
As reported by TheCable, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) are probing Rimingado, who is probing the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje’s dollar video.
EFCC probes over Rimingado alleged corruption
The EFCC called on Rimingado to send PCACC’s director of finance and accounts to appear at its headquarters in Abuja on August 29 while CCB requested for documents.
According to the report, EFCC and CCB have asked Rimingado to provide them with financial records and details of forfeited property.
The EFCC letter read:
“In view of the above, you are requested to kindly release the director of finance and accounts to report for an interview with the undersigned through the team leader AFF/TC at Plot 301/302 Institution and Research District Jabi, along Airport Road, Abuja on Monday, 29th August 2023 by 10:00 hours.
“He should come along with the following information; Details of total funds released to your office by the Office of the Accountant General of Kano state from 2019 to 2021 fiscal year.
“Details of total funds released to your office by the Kano state Ministry of Local Government from 2019 to 2021 including contracts executed and details of beneficiary accounts.”
CCB letter reads in part:
“Consequently, you are kindly requested to furnish the Bureau with certified True Copies (CTC) of detailed information on the following: All contractual undertakings by the Commission from 2016 to date.
“All records of recoveries, forfeiture and management of the same from 2016 — date;
“Records of all financial allocations to the Commission including donor agency funds from 2016 to date;
“Status of all the commission’s buildings across the local government of the state.”
Anti-graft agency exposes Ganduje’s dollar video
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) on Wednesday, July 5th, revealed that the forensic analysis has confirmed that the dollar videos of former Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje were not doctored.
In 2017, an online publication, released some videos of Ganduje allegedly collecting kickbacks from contractors.
Fresh twist in Ganduje’s alleged dollar bribery case
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) has formally launched an investigation against the former governor of the state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
The probe is connected with the alleged bribery videos, which showed Ganduje with a stash of dollars.
Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, at the office of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anticorruption Commission (PCACC), Muhuyi Rimingado, the chairman of the agency, said it is making a series of inroads into the investigation.
Anti-graft agency summons Ganduje over dollar video
Abdullahi Ganduje, the former governor of Kano State, has been summoned by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) for questioning over controversial dollar videos.
The videos were first released in 2017 by an online publication, adding that the former governor allegedly collected kickbacks from contractors.