Gov. Abba Yusuf of Kano State has ordered the immediate suspension of the Managing Director, Kano Agricultural Supply Company (KASCO), Dr Tukur Minjibir, from office over alleged misconduct.
This is contained in a statement issued by his Press Secretary, Malam Bature Dawakin-Tofa, in Kano on Wednesday.
Yusuf directed the issuance of suspension in a letter dated Sept. 12, conveyed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Baffa Bichi.
The managing director was suspended for alleged involvement in an inappropriate sale of grains belonging to the state government.
Minjibir was directed to handover the affairs of the company to the most senior officer immediately, pending the outcome of investigation.