Mukhtar Ishaq

The Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a serving Kano State Commissioner, Mukhtar Ishaq.

Ishaq is the Commissioner for Special Duties under the current administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

He was arrested for allegedly diverting monies meant for Kano Municipal Local Government while he was Chairman of the said Local Government.

Mukhtar’s trouble followed a petition which states that while he was Chairman, Kano Municipal, he allegedly diverted N76,000,000 which was meant for projects, development and empowerment of the people.

The petitioner further alleged that the suspect ordered the deduction of N30,000 from the account of each council member without justification.