Code of Conduct Tribunal Suspends Muhuyi Magaji as PCC Boss in Kano

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The Code of Conduct Tribunal has suspended Muhuyi Magaji as Chairman of the Public Complaints Commission in Kano.

Magaji was arraigned on Thursday over alleged breach of the code of conduct for public officers, conflict of interest, abuse of office, false asset declaration, bribery and accepting gifts, among others.

The Tribunal granted the Complainant application directing the defendant to step aside as the Chairman of the Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission of Kano state over allegation of contravening the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act CAP C15 LFN 2004 pending the hearing and determination of the case against the Defendant/Respondent that is pending before this Tribunal.

An Order directing the Executive Governor of Kano state and the Secretary to the Government of Kano state to take all necessary steps to appoint the most appropriate officer to take over as Acting Chairman of the Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission pending the hearing and determination of the case against the Defendant/Respondent that is pending before this Tribunal.