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Gov. Yusuf’s public assets recovery commission of enquiry begins sitting Monday


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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Public Properties and Assets established set up by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano state would begin sitting on Monday, Daily News 24 reports.

This was revealed on Sunday, in a letter by Salisu Mustapha, the commission’s secretary to Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, the Director General of Media and Publicity at the Kano Government House.

In the letter, Mr Mustapha explained that the inaugural session will take place at High Court No. 3 within the Audu Bako Secretariat on Monday 29th April, 2024 by 10.am prompt.

Recall that Governor Yusuf had inaugurated two judicial commissions of inquiry (JCI) to investigate instances of misappropriation of public properties and assets, political violence, and missing persons between 2015 and 2023.

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The governor had pledged to hold accountable anyone found culpable, emphasizing his commitment to uncovering and prosecuting those responsible for political violence in the state before and during previous elections.

Mr Yusuf has also urged the commissions to thoroughly investigate cases of misappropriated public properties and assets during the tenure of immediate past administration.

He instructed the commission members to uphold their integrity, remain true to their oath, and serve the people of Kano State by ensuring justice is served.

Governor Yusuf clarified that the initiative was not politically motivated or directed at any individual but rather a response to the mandate of the people of Kano State.

Some of the judges selected to serve in the commissions include justices of the State High Courts, Farouq Lawan Adamu and Zuwaira Yusuf along with other eminent personalities.


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