The Executive Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado, has apologized to the judiciary over his recent comment against one of its judges.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that Mr Rimingado had accused the state judiciary of sabotaging the commission’s anti-graft war in the wake of alleged money laundering by the erstwhile Accountant General, Aisha Bello.
However, the presiding Judge of the court, Justice Muhammad Yahaya, ordered for the arrest of Mr Rimingado, a development that triggered a feud between the two arms of the government.
In a statement, Mr Rimingado regretted the recent development which soured the relationship existing between the judiciary and his commission.
According to him, while the judiciary does not need an anti-corruption commission for its survival, the commission needs the judiciary to perform optimally.
“It is our belief that the judiciary does not need anti-corruption Commission for its survival, but the Commission needs the judiciary to operate and above all, the society needs both for development,” he admitted.
The chairman called upon the judiciary to support the Commission to serve the purpose of its mandate.
While reaffirming that fighting corruption is not a one-man business, Mr Rmingado, therefore enjoined all to support the Commission in its fight against the menace.
“Our determination to fight corruption in the state remains resolute and undaunted.
“We appreciate the support of the public towards our operation and we will do our best to deliver our mandate within the confine of the law,” he stated.