Friday, November 2, 2018

I Have Never, Will Never Collect Bribe, Video Clips False - Governor Ganduje Tells House

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Friday, denied collecting bribe from any contractor.

Testifying before the Kano state House of Assembly, Ganduje said the allegation labeled against him are false and injurious.

Ganduje said the video clips released by the publisher of Daily Nigerian, Mr. Jafar Jafar was aimed at tarnishing his image politically. Speaking on behalf of the Governor, the Commissioner of Information, Mr. Muhammad Garba, said he was at the assembly Complex to represent the governor due to the options provided by the committee in its letter.

The Governor, in a document presented before the committee, denied collecting bribe from contractors as alleged in the video clips by the publisher of the online Newspaper.

According to the document, the Governor stated that such had never happened with him and will never happen even in the future time. The Governor, in the letter, called on the public to discard such allegations saying it never happened. He also called on such publishers as Jafar to “avoid such publications that can tarnish the image of leaders.” “Such untruth publications was done to the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi the II and also to the former Governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau”, Ganduje said in the document.