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Bribery: Ganduje fails to appear before Kano Assembly probe panel

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Kano State Governor , Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Friday, failed to appear before the seven – man probe panel investigating the bribery allegation levelled against him .Instead , the governor sent a representative , his Commissioner for Information, Mr . Muhammad Garba .

In the letter sent to the governor on Wednesday , which requested the governor ’ s appearance, it was clear that he could be represented .

Testifying before the Assembly , Ganduje’ s representative said the allegation against him was injurious , reports THISDAY .
He said the video clips released by the publisher of Daily Nigerian were aimed at tarnishing his image politically .

The governor , in the document presented before the committee, denied collecting bribe from the contractor as shown in the video.

Ganduje stated that he had never been involved in such a bribery incident and would never be .

The governor in the document called on the public to ignore the allegations as it never happened .

“ Such untrue publications was done to the Emir of Kano , Malam Muhammad Sanusi II , and also to the former Governor , Malam Ibrahim Shekarau , ” Ganduje said in the document .

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