Kano Assembly Suspends Council Chairman For Selling Government Properties


Kano Assembly

The Kano State House of Assembly has handed a 3 months suspension to the Chairman of Gwale Local Government Council, Khalid Ishaq Diso for allegedly selling properties belonging to the government.


The allegation against Diso was made by his councillors. House standing committee on local governments and chieftaincy affairs presented the report during a plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Isma’il Jibril Falgore.

Alhaji Hamza Zubairu Massu explained that the committee had carefully scrutinized the allegations contained in the petition by six of the 10 Gwale councillors.

The allegations against the suspended chairman include illegal selling of government properties and taking decisions without consultations.

The Assembly directed the Vice Chairman to take over the affairs of the council, pending the outcome of the investigation.


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