Kano state Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf popularly known as Abba Gida-Gida has vowed to reopen the case of murder against the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa.
This is coming after the immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice of the state, Musa Lawan, announced that the state government decided to drop all murder and arson charges against Doguwa because they don’t have enough evidence linking the lawmaker to the alleged killing of about 15 persons during the February 25 Presidential/National Assembly Election in Tudunwada, one of the two local government areas that make up his Doguwa/Tudunwada federal constituency.
Abba also promised to review other electoral offences perpetrated during the past eight years of the administration of his predecessor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
“We shall investigate all cases of political violence that led to loss of lives and properties across the State in the last eight years.
“The infamous case of Alhassan Ado Doguwa, who allegedly sponsored the maiming and murder of over 15 innocent souls in Tudun Wada Local Government will be pursued to its logical conclusion.
“The numerous victims of the Ganduje campaign of violence, using thugs that were being intoxicated with drugs will not be left unchecked.
“In order to prevent future occurrence, a judicial Commission of Inquiry will be put in place to ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice and the families of the victims of political thuggery are also entitle to justice.”
The Kano state Governor also promised to pursue the case of Dadiyata, a member of the Kwankwasiyya Movement, who was kidnapped and last heard of five years ago.