Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano, has responded to the query issued to him by the Kano State Government through the office of the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Alhaji Usman Alhaji.
The Kano State Government had on Thursday queried the Emir of Kano over alleged misappropriation of N3.4bn by the Emirate Council.
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Sanusi, however, in a letter signed by Abba Yusuf, acting secretary of Kano Emirate Council on Saturday said that the said the amount was just over N1.8 billion which he inherited from the coffers of the Emirate Council.
The Media Aide to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who announced this, confirmed that the letter containing the reply by Sanusi was received within the stipulated time frame of 48 hours as stated in the query.
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He wrote: “The Kano Emirate Council has officially responded to the query issued to Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II by the Kano State Government through the office of the SSG Alhaji Usman Alhaji. The letter was received within the stipulated time frame of 48hrs as stated in the query.”