Oct 23, 2021

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EFCC Arrests Wife of Northern Governor Over Allegations of Fraud And Bribery

  • The wife of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and First Lady of Kano State Hafsat Ganduje has been arrested by the EFCC
  • According to the report, her arrest is ongoing was involved in the bribery and land fraud case reported by her son Abdulazeez Ganduje
  • The governor’s wife refused to accept the anti-transplant agency’s invitation to come forward for questioning after Abdulazeez filed a complaint

A report in the Premium Times reveals that Hajia Hafsat Ganduje, the First Lady of Kano State from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s wife was arrested weeks after failing to honor the agency’s invitation for bribery and land fraud her son Abdulazeez Ganduje was reported.

EFC C had previously asked the First Lady to report to her headquarters in Abuja on September 13, but she did not appear and the commission threatened her with arrest.

Sources in near Ganduee’s wife said she had traveled to the UK to attend their son’s graduation ceremony , Abdualzeez Ganduje, Daily Trust, on allegations of land fraud.

A source who spoke on condition of anonymity said the wife of the governor of Kano state was on Monday evening , arrested on October 4th.

Abdulazeez Ganduje is said to have escaped to Egypt after reporting his mother to the EFCC

Before, Abdulazeez Ganduje, the first son of Governor Ganduje, is said to have fled to Egypt with his family after he died had exposed his mother’s alleged corruption.

Abdulazeez had dragged his mother Hafsat Ganduje to the EFCC for alleged corruption. The governor’s son left the country immediately after filing the petition to avoid the “wrath of his parents”.

ICPC fights against political corruption in the community

In the meantime, ahead of the 2023 general election, the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has declared that political corruption is punishable under the electoral law.

This said the chairman of the ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasonye (SAN), represented by Mohammed Ashiru Baba; Director, Public Awareness and Education, ICPC at a recent community meeting in Abuja.