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Nasir el-Rufai faces probe over Kaduna state financial transactions



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The Kaduna State House of Assembly has launched an investigation into the financial transactions of the state government during the tenure of former governor Nasir el-Rufai.

In a letter sent to the Commissioner of Finance, referenced LEG/S.382/VOL.II/615, the House requested the submission of memoranda and documents concerning financial transactions from 2015 to May 2023.

The letter, signed by Barr. Sakinatu Hassan Idris (Mrs.), Clerk to the Legislature, stated that an Ad-Hoc Committee had been constituted to investigate loans, financial transactions, contractual liabilities, and related matters of the Kaduna State government during the tenure of former governor Nasir el-Rufai.

The letter outlined specific documents required, including details of loans, approvals, payments to contractors, salary reports, and records of government property sales.

The Commissioner of Finance was directed to submit 30 copies of the memo and relevant documents to the Clerk’s office by April 25, 2024, 10:00 am.

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