The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has replied to query issued to him by the Kano State Government over alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion.
The reply with reference number KEC/CF/FIN/1/162, dated June 7, 2019, was signed by the Acting Secretary to the Kano Emirate Council, Abba Yusuf.
The letter titled “Re-Report of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti–Corruption Commission”, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kano, was addressed to the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
The letter, dated June 7, 2019, said: “You wish to know that, as at the time His Highness was appointed Sarkin Kano, the exact amount in the accounts of Kano emirate council was N1,893,378,927.38. “It is important to note that his Highness is not the accounting officer of the Kano Emirate Council, but the Secretary of the Council.”