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In Kano EFCC arrests LG boss over alleged stealing

A source at the Government House, Kano, who hinted on Yarima’s arrest, told NAN that it was in connection with alleged misappropriation of an unspecified amount of money.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday said the Chairman of Tarauni Local Government Area in Kano State, Mr Muktar Yarima, was in its custody.

Read: EFCC arrests ex-governor, 2 sons over money laundering allegations

Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Yarima was arrested on Saturday in Kano over allegations of fraud against him.

Uwujaren said that the chairman was already assisting the commission in the investigation of the case.

A source at the Government House, Kano, who hinted on Yarima’s arrest, told NAN that it was in connection with alleged misappropriation of an unspecified amount of money.

The source disclosed that the money was meant for an empowerment programme under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), now Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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