‘Gorilla swallowed N6.8m’: Gov. orders probe of Kano Zoo

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has ordered the State Anti-Corruption Commission to probe the issue of Kano Zoological Gardens story of alleged swallowing of the sum N6.8m by a Gorilla in the Zoo.

The order was given by the governor and the Commission has swung into action, immediately after the issuance of the order.

Ganduje asked the Commission to look into the immediate and remote cause of the allegation, directing them to unearth everything surrounding the incident.

It could be recalled that a gorilla at the Kano Zoological Gardens is being accused of ‘swallowing‘ N6.8 million cash realized from gate takings during last Eid el Fitri celebration

The police are already investigating the matter and are questioning  10 people.

An accounts officer at the zoo claimed that the gorilla sneaked into an office where the money was kept and then proceeded to ‘swallow’ it.

The Managing Director of Kano Zoo, Umar Kashekobo, confirmed that money was missing.

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