GandujeGate : Whistle-Blower Demands To Appear Before Probe Panel With Ganduje

The whistle-blower and witness in the $5m bribery allegation against Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has signified intention to physically be present and testify before the House of Assembly investigating Committee.

In a three page letter written on his behalf by his Counsel, Sa’idu Muhammad Tudunwada &Co dated November 4, 2018, the whistle blower gave the committee some conditions to be met for him to testify in the case.

Among the six conditions to be fulfilled is the physical presence of the governor before the committee not by proxy in tandem with transparency and afte other conditions are met ,the panel shall convene a joint session comprising of the governor, Jaafar Jaafar, the witness and Sheik Aminu Daurawa.

The letter signed by Barr. Saeed Muhammad T/Wada and addressed to the investigative committee Chairman requested that all the video clips already in circulation shall be submitted to two Cinematographers and video imaging Experts for analysis and reports. One of the Expert should be an expatriate who shall be invited into Nigeria through the embassy of his country of residence whilst the second expert shall be an officer serving with the Department Of State Services (DSS).

It also demands for the sitting be restricted to limited persons and that the witness should be allowed to wear mask, bear pseudo name and receive protection from authorities for himself , family and business undertaking.

Solacebase recalled that despite a court order issued on Monday by Justice A.T Badamosi directing the investigative committee to maintain status quo, the committee addressed a news conference on Tuesday saying the court order was misunderstood as it did not ordered it to stop the investigation but rather maintain status quo.

The Letter is published below :