Kano Commissioner Arrested For Alleged N76m Fraud

 Kano Commissioner Arrested For Alleged N76m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested Mr Mukhtar Ishaq, a serving commissioner in Kano State over allegations of fraud.

According to a statement issued by the ant-graft commission, Mr Mukhtar Ishaq, a commissioner in the Ministry of Special Duties, was arrested on Friday by operatives of the EFCC Kano Zonal Office.

 “Mukhtar’s trouble followed a petition which states that while he was Chairman, Kano Municipal, he allegedly diverted N76,000,000 only which was meant for projects, development and empowerment of the people,” the statement said.

It was also alleged that the commissioner had  ordered the deduction of N30,000 from the account of each council member without justification.

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