CCB Arraigns Kano Anti-graft Agency Boss for Alleged Abuse of Office, Others

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The Chairman of the Kano State Anti-Graft Commission, Muhuyi Magaji, has been arraigned by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja. The charges against Magaji include alleged abuse of office and other offenses related to his conduct as a public officer. This development was disclosed by Veronica Kato, the Head of Press at the CCB, in a statement released on Saturday in Abuja.

According to Kato, Magaji faced a 10-count charge that encompasses breaches of the code of conduct for public officers, conflict of interest, abuse of office, false asset declaration, bribery, and other related charges. The statement outlined that the Bureau’s investigations uncovered undisclosed bank accounts linked to the defendant, amounting to N394 million.

Following his arraignment, Magaji was granted bail, requiring him to provide N5 million and two sureties with properties located within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This legal action highlights the commitment of the Code of Conduct Bureau to enforcing ethical standards and accountability among public officers, ensuring that allegations of misconduct are thoroughly examined and addressed through the legal process.