Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has commissioned the newly built headquarters of the Kano state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Agency’s (PCACC) on Sunday.
Daily Focus reports that Mr Tinubu, who celebrated his 68 birthday in Kano city, who given the honour to unveil the office by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Earlier, Mr Ganduje had led the former Lagos governor to the Kano Palace where he met with Emir Aminu Ado Bayero.
“To the Glory of the God Almighty, for the commitment to humanity and the sake of our country, I am commissioning this edifice of Anti-Corruption in the state,” Mr Tinubu also known as the Asiwaju said.
“My dear Nigerians and the lots of us, who are looking forward to a prosperous corruption-free and accountability in Nigeria and Africa, today is dedicated to that objective,” he said.
According to him, “This is a welcome development indeed. And we salute the governor for this encouraging effort.
“From the side of our country we will not envisage corruption in any form of transaction, that could start from our own end. We therefore cannot condone that in our country.”
In his remarks Mr Ganduje said his administration has empowered the state anti-corruption agency without inteference.
“When we came in, this institution achieved little. We then appointed a very vibrant human rights activist, whose pedigree for human rights and freedom was enough reason for his achievements, to Chair the Agency,” he said.
“The leadership of the body is doing well and is capable of moving the Commission forward,” Mr Ganduje added.