A former Commissioner of Health under Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s administration, Dr Abubakar Ladan Yusuf, has been sued by Kano State government over alleged mismanagement of N47, 168, 000.00 public funds.
Addressing a press conference yesterday, Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado said the funds were meant for utility bills and other allowances for Kano State Students in Mansoura University, Cairo, Egypt.
Rimingado said a date for mentioning of the case would be communicated to the commission by a Kano State High court.
Rimingado said the commission had been investigating the matter since 2016 and now constituted three charges against the former commissioner.
According to a copy of the writ of summon obtained by our reporter, Dr Yusuf faces three count-charges bordering on corrupt practice and contrary to Sections 315 and 123(a) of the Penal Code Law as well as Section 24(a)(1) of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Law 20108 as amended.
Five witnesses are expected to testify against the former commissioner.