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Kano’s State Owned ‘efcc’ Recovers N1bn Cash In One Year

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BEVERLY HILLS, December 19, (THEWILL) – The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has recovered more than N1.150 billion cash, movable and immovable property between 2015 and 2016.

This was disclosed by Muhuyi Rimingado, Executive Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission in an interview with NAN.

Rimingado added that the commission was investigating many individuals, revealing that a land worth a billion naira at Dotsa village is under investigation, and more than 60 plots at Riga Fada Village, worth N365.7 million.

According to Rimingado, the commission had received more than 1,486 complaints this year on different aspects of life that involve corruption, contractual and marital disputes.

“From its inception in April 2005 to date, a period of 11-years, the Commission has received over 7,000 complaints and petitions,” he said.

“Comparative statistics shows recorded cases numbering 166 in 2005; 534 in 2006; 557 in 2007; 655 in 2008; 741 in 2009, 591 in 2010, 422 in 2011 to December 2013.

“The Commission only received 517 complaints and petitions, with no tentative figure from 2014 to 2015, but from August 2015 to date the Commission received over 3,300 complaints and petitions.”

The chairman said the commission had concluded plans to train 200 personnel at the ICPC Academy to boost its performance.

He added that training and re-training of staff would be continuous to enhance productivity in service.

He said staff discipline was improved and the commission was able to employ over 120 staff for strengthening its activities in the state.

Besides, he said the commission was first to introduce electronic attendance machine in the state to control lateness and enhance performance.

Rimingado said the commission was collaborating with the federal anti-graft outfits to complement the national war on corruption.

Story by Oputah David