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2023: Kano Assembly suspends LG Chairman

The Kano State House of Assembly has suspended the Chairman of Gwale Local Government Council  Khalid Ishaq Diso, for a period of three months.

The House adopted the report of its committee on local government and chieftaincy affairs at a plenary session today, Tuesday after allegations of illegally selling government lands and taking decisions without consultations.

The assembly said the council councilors 6 out of 10 members petitioned the House over the activities of the chairman they were not comfortable with.

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The State Assembly Speaker, Jubril Ismail Falgore said that the council Chairman was also accused of making unilateral decisions without carrying the councilors along.

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The House set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the allegations and report back in two months and directed the vice-chairman to take over for the three months until the investigation is completed.

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