While many Nigerians view Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi as saint, the former Central Bank of Nigeria has been enmeshed in N3.4 billion fraud.
He was alleged by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission. The commission said this misappropriation occurred between 2014 and 2017.
“It is also the opinion of this Commission, based on the available evidence, that Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II continued to undermine the investigation through various means which include giving instruction to all officers invited for clarification to shun the commission’s invitation.”
“The act is seriously affecting the process of our statutory responsibility and offends the provisions of Section 25 of the Commission’s enabling Law 2008 (as amended)”.
“This is a necessary administrative disciplinary action aimed at preventing the suspects from further interfering with the commission’s investigations.”
“The commission further recommends that the contract awarded to Tri-C Nigeria Limited for renovation of Babban Daki, Kofar Kudu and Gidan Sarki Dorayi should be revoked as the company belongs to one of the suspects in person of Alhaji Mannir Sanusi, (The Chief of Staff in the Emirate)”
Legal action was also recommended as soon as the final outcome of the investigations were concluded.