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Court Orders Kano Govt To Reinstate Muhuyi Magaji As Anti-Corruption Agency Chairman

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The National Industrial Court sitting in Kano has ordered the state government to reinstate sacked Chairman, of the state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado with immediate effect.

The court on Tuesday presided by Justice Ebeye David Eseimo ruled that the removal of the anti-corruption Chairman, Muhuyi Rimingado from office was illegal , null and void.

It could be recalled that Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado dragged Kano State Government(under the administration headed by former governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje), Kano State House of Assembly and Attorney General of the State to court challenging his removal from office.

The court accepted and answered the three prayers of the claimant against the defendants.

It ruled that the second defendant has no right to recommend the dismissal of the claimant without first hearing from the claimant by according him the opportunity to defend himself.

Reports say that, Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado was suspended as Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission by the State House of Assembly, on July 5th, 2021.

The House said the suspension was due to a petition written against him by the Accountant General of the state for refusing to accept an accountant posted to his office.

Though the anti corruption boss said the posting was contrary to the law establishing the commission

 

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