LG Chairman sacked for alleged embezzlement of N177 million council funds

The Chairman of Kumbotso Native Authorities Council of Kano State Alhaji Kabiru Ado Panshekara has been suspended for 14 months over alleged embezzlement of the council’s fund to the tune of N177 million.

Seven out of eight council members of the Native Authorities Space suspended the Chairman for 14 months, a length that coincides with the expiration of his tenure.

The suspension is efficient 31st October 2020.

Subsequently, the councillors handed a vote of confidence on the council’s vice chairman Alh. Sagir AbdulKadir Panshekara to take over the management of the council pending the conclusion of the investigation towards the embattled chairman.

In a letter of suspension signed by the speaker of the council, Yusuf Ibrahim, “the motion of the legislative arm of the council is sequel to the facility vested on its as contained partly IV merchandise (14)(1) of the Kano State native authorities Regulation 2006”, which recommends the elimination or suspension of Chairman of the council.

In line with the assertion, the chairman was accused of rampant monetary misappropriation together with N90 million loading and importing revenues generated by the council for 2 years, N54 million tenement price within the final two years, N18 million launched by the state authorities in 2018 and one other N15 million donated to the council by the Alh. Alhassan Dantata for the event of the council between 2019 and 2020.

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The legislators additionally alleged that the chairman illegally disposed of a landed property belonging to the native authorities together with the GSM Panshekara, Yankuba village in Chiranchi ward and Masallacin Idi in Kureken Sani.

The embattled chairman is presently going through corruption costs instituted by Kano anti-corruption company on alleged diversion of meals objects meant as palliatives to the much less privileged in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nonetheless, in his response, the Chairman, Panshekara insisted that he stays the Govt Chairman of the Council stressing that his sack didn’t observe due course of.
The Chairman of Kumbotso Native Authorities Council of Kano State Alhaji Kabiru Ado Panshekara has been suspended for 14 months over alleged embezzlement of the council’s fund to the tune of N177 million.

Seven out of eight council members of the Native Authorities Space suspended the Chairman for 14 months, a length that coincides with the expiration of his tenure.

The suspension is efficient 31st October 2020.

Subsequently, the councillors handed a vote of confidence on the council’s vice chairman Alh. Sagir AbdulKadir Panshekara to take over the management of the council pending the conclusion of the investigation towards the embattled chairman.

In a letter of suspension signed by the speaker of the council, Yusuf Ibrahim, “the motion of the legislative arm of the council is sequel to the facility vested on its as contained partly IV merchandise (14)(1) of the Kano State native authorities Regulation 2006”, which recommends the elimination or suspension of Chairman of the council.

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In line with the assertion, the chairman was accused of rampant monetary misappropriation together with N90 million loading and importing revenues generated by the council for 2 years, N54 million tenement price within the final two years, N18 million launched by the state authorities in 2018 and one other N15 million donated to the council by the Alh. Alhassan Dantata for the event of the council between 2019 and 2020.

The legislators additionally alleged that the chairman illegally disposed of a landed property belonging to the native authorities together with the GSM Panshekara, Yankuba village in Chiranchi ward and Masallacin Idi in Kureken Sani.

The embattled chairman is presently going through corruption costs instituted by Kano anti-corruption company on alleged diversion of meals objects meant as palliatives to the much less privileged in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nonetheless, in his response, the Chairman, Panshekara insisted that he stays the Govt Chairman of the Council stressing that his sack didn’t observe due course of.

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