Governor sacks four officials over forgery, sale of landed properties
Four staff of the Kano State Bureau for Land Management have been dismissed by the state government for selling public landed properties, forging documents, issuing false cadastral information and falsification of official records.
This was made known by the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, in a statement on Tuesday.
The dismissed officers include Abdulmuminu Usman Magami, Senior Survey Assistant on Salary Grade Level 06; Abdullahi Nuhu Idris, Senior Land Officer on Salary Grade Level 10; Audu Abba Aliyu, Press Attendant on Salary Level 05; and Baba Audu, Assistant Chief Land Officer on Salary Grade Level 13.
According to the statement, the officials were sacked based on the recommendation of an investigative committee set up by the government, following complaints labelled against them and which found them guilty of the offences.
The Commissioner said that the staff’s dismissal was in accordance with Civil Service Rule No.04406, adding that the decision was to serve as deterrent to others.
The commissioner warned that the state government would not condone any misconduct from any civil servant.
He further warned all government employees to carry out their responsibilities honestly, diligently, effectively and in accordance with the civil service rules and regulations.