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Breaking: Kaduna Assembly Recommends El-Rufai’s Prosecution For Diversion Of Public Funds

KADUNA State House of Assembly, Northwest Nigeria, has recommended that the immediate-past governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, be prosecuted for alleged abuse of office and money laundering in his administration.

Gatekeepers News reports that the recommendation followed the investigation of the ad-hoc committee set up by the House, led by Henry Zacharia.


According to the report submitted by Zacharia on Wednesday, most of the loans obtained under el-Rufai’s administration were not used for their intended purpose, and in some cases, due process was not followed in securing the loans.

The committee, as part of its recommendation, suggested the investigation and prosecution of the ex-governor and some other indicted members of his cabinet by security and anti-corruption agencies for abuse of office through the award of contracts without due process, diversion of public funds, and money laundering.

This is a developing story.

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