The Katsina State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs has directed a former councilor in Daura Local Government Area, Hon Rufa’i Aliyu to refund N3m he was alleged to have embezzled with immediate effect.
Hon Rufa’i Aliyu was also directed by the committee to return the heavy-duty truck grader in his possession to the committee within 7 days.
This was part of the resolution of the committee headed by Honorable Husaini Garba Dankanjiba on Thursday.
Hon Rufa’i Aliyu was alleged to have misappropriated N3m for the repair of one of the Daura Local Government Area heavy truck grader while he was in office.
The Committee also invited the former Caretaker Chairman of Daura Local Government Alhaji Abba Mato and the current Director Admin and Supply of the LGA, Alhaji Bishir Lawal Shargalle to appear before it regarding the issue of leasing the trucks.
Other officials invited by the committee are the officials of the Local Government from the department of works and water and sanitation.