EFCC arrest Former Kano assembly speaker, Isyaku Ali Danja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Isyaku Ali Danja, a former Kano House of Assembly speaker has been over abuse of office and misappropriation of fund meant for constituency projects.

He was accused of diverting funds meant for payment of tax liabilities to Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to the tune of over N1.5 billion.

The politician was arrested following a petition filed against him by the State Government after some money were traced to some beneficiaries and Allad Drilling Limited, a company which he is the sole signatory.

It was also alleged that the diverted funds were on several occasions, personally withdrawn in cash by the former Speaker.

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