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EFCC arrests 11 principal officers of Kano House of Assembly

By AbdulSalam Muhammad

KANO-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arrested 11 principal officers of Kano House of Assembly. The arrested lawmakers were flown to Abuja in connection with the passage of N28billion supplementary budget into law by the lawmakers on Monday.

Those taken into EFCC custody include the Speaker, Gambo Salau, his Deputy, Majority leader, Hamisu Ibrahim,  Deputy Majority leader, Minority leader, Deputy minority leader, the Chief Whip, Chairman House Committee on Appropriation, chairman, House Committee on Finance and the Clerk of the Assembly.

Vanguard reports that there was a mild drama when the security details attached to each of the principal officers of the Assembly were withdrawn before they were flown to Abuja an hour latter.

The EFCC invasion triggers panic among serving commissioners and Head of juicy parastatals in the state who were compelled by the exigencies to go underground to avoid been arrested by EFCC operatives.



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