Defection to APC: EFCC Probes Kano Assembly Speaker, Principal OfficersFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun moves to probe the Speaker of the Kano state House of Assembly, Gambo Sallau and other 10 principal officers of the house for alleged fraud.
The commission office in Kano said it invited the lawmakers following a case of fraud that it was investigating in which they were implicated.
Those under investigation included Gambo Sallau (Speaker), Isiyaku Ali Danja(Deputy Speaker), Chief Whip, Deputy Chief Whip and the Majority Leader, Deputy Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy Minority Leader, Chairman Committee on Appropriation, Chairman Committee on Finance and Clerk of the House.
Meanwhile, Governor Rabio Kwakwaso believed the lawmakers were being probed for defecting to APC with him, even as he claimed that the probe was ordered by the presidency.
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