The Kano state government says it had blocked leakages that have led to the misuse of public funds by those in authority.
Delivering an address at the commemoration of the 2023 International Anti-Corruption Day, Saturday, hosted by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC), the Kano state Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf , represented his Deputy Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo said the government has zero tolerance for corruption.
He explained that some of the giant strides taken by the state government towards ensuring a better life for the people of the state are evidence to the fact that it does not tolerate corruption.
The Governor noted that the regime has resumed payment of salaries to civil servants without unnecessary deductions introduced by the immediate past regime.
He added that public properties illegally acquired by individuals in the immediate past regime have been recovered and put to public use, giving an example of the Hasiya Bayero Paediatric Hospital.
He said the government has also prioritize the creation of Anti-Corruption units in government agencies while ensuring it pays pensions and gratuities of retirees neglected by the immediate past regime worth N6 billion.
In his opening address, the chairman of Kano anti graft agency, Muhyi Magaji Rimingado described the agency as the most vibrant subnational anti graft agency in the country.
He explained that the day is commemorated with the view of mobilizing the public towards fighting corruption.
Abdullahi JALALUDDEEN KANO