Kano Governor suspends KASCO MD, Minjibir

Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has suspended the Managing Director of Kano Agricultural Supply Company (KASCO), Tukur Dayyabu Minjibir, over financial misconduct.

This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen on Wednesday, signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa.

The statement said the move is part of the government’s commitment to fighting all forms of corruption.

According to the statement, the “Governor directed the issuance of suspension in a letter dated September 12, 2023, conveyed by the Secretary to the Kano State Government, Abdullahi Baffa Bichi.”

He said the Managing Director was suspended for alleged involvement in an inappropriate sale of grains belonging to the state government.

Dayyabu was directed to hand over the affairs of the company to the most senior officer pending the outcome of further investigation.