The police in Kano State have arrested Tasiu Al’amin-Roba, a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abba Yusuf, and one Abdulkadir Muhammad for alleged diversion of the state’s palliatives.
This was disclosed by the Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Hussaini Gumel during an interview with newsmen on Sunday.
CP Gumel said the suspects were arrested at a warehouse at Sharada with over 200 empty bags.
According to him, the suspects were reportedly repackaging the rice and maize at the warehouse at Sharada.
”We have since commenced intensive investigation to find out how many bags of maize or rice were repackaged and sold,” he said.
The two suspects, he said, would be charged in court after the conclusion of discreet investigations.