NEWSDAILYNIGERIA: The Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission,( PCACC),    Muhuyi Rimingado, said no amount of blackmail and smear campaigns will deter the commission from performing its lawful mandate. 

Rimingado,  stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Kano, pointing out that the anti-corruption fight was in the best interest of the state.

While reiterating the commission’s commitment to service delivery, the PCACC chairman pledged to abide strictly by the law establishing the agency.

He however accused some corrupt public officers in the state of sponsoring smear campaigns against the commission.

He gave example of a recent development where a law firm defending a N4 billion fraud case, petitioned the Inspector-General of Police seeking the withdrawal of policemen attached to the commission.

”The recent intimidations and smear campaigns against the commission are the handiwork of people with skeletons in their cupboard.

“We will not cut corners and we will strictly adhere to the Rule of Law. We are committed to ridding the state of corrupt public officers,” he said.

The anti-graft boss assured that the commission would continue to demonstrate enough political will and commitment to tackle corruption in the state.

Besides, Mr Rimingado assured that the commission would ensure that public funds in private pockets are recovered.


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