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Senator Kabiru Rurum, Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, has reportedly resigned according to a report on Vanguard News Website, “amidst allegation of collecting money to scuttle investigation on the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.”

The reported stated that, “Rurum resigned in a letter read at plenary by the Deputy Speaker, Ibrahim Chidariof who presided over the sitting on Monday”, 3rd of July, noting that “The former speaker was alleged to have collected N100 million from business mogul Aliko Dangote but failed to share the money to the members.”

Corruption has been one of the most serious issues in the global community lately, which is not only limited to public officers. There has always been a serious concern to eradicate the menace by the introduction of various anti-corruption schemes.

According to the report, Senator Kabiru Rurum following his denial of the allegation has resigned his position as the Speaker of the House “to protect his image due to allegations bordering on corruption leveled against him by some of the members.”

Following the reading and the acceptance of the letter, Vanguard further reports that, “Senator Atta, representing Fagge constituency, was nominated for the position by Babangida Yakudima and Zubairu Mamuda and the nomination was unanimously accepted by the members including Rurum who was at the sitting.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Correspondent: Olayiwola A. Ridwan

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