EFCC grills Kano Commissioner over N76m ‘fraud’

Operatives of the Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested the state Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr. Mukhtar Ishaq, over allegations bordering on diversion of N76 million. The commissioner, who was arrested on Thursday, was alleged to have diverted the funds during his tenure as Chairman of Kano Municipal Local Government. The EFCC, in a statement, Friday, by its acting spokesperson, Mr. Tony Orilade, said: “Mukhtar’s trouble followed a petition which states that while he was Chairman, Kano Municipal, he allegedly diverted N76,000,000 which…