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The Economic and Economic Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested former Kano House of Assembly speaker, Isyaku Ali Danja.

Danja was arrested by the anti-graft agency for alleged abuse of workplace and misappropriation of fund meant for constituency projects.

The ex-Speaker’s arrest adopted a petition submitted in opposition to him by the Condition Govt alleging that funds intended for payment of tax liabilities to Federal Inland Earnings Provider (FIRS) were being diverted and misappropriated to the tune of over N1.5 billion.

It is also alleged that several suspicious payments had been traced to some beneficiaries.

Some of the money were being claimed to have been transferred to some companies incumbent Allad Drilling Minimal, a organization in which the suspect is the sole signatory.

The anti-corruption agency’s investigation also claimed that the funds ended up on several events, personally withdrawn in dollars by the previous Speaker.