By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the state government.
Munir, said the state government sought the response of the emir within 24 hours regarding allegations of misappropriation of funds.
“We received the query today (Thursday). The state government has demanded the response of His Highness within 24 hours. The council is studying the content,” he said.
The State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission had in an interim report of its investigation uncovered over N3.4 billion allegedly misappropriated by the Emir.
The alleged amount was said to have been misappropriated between 2014 and 2017.