The head of Kano State Anti-Corruption and Public Complaints Commission, Muhuyi Magaji, has decried interference and intimidation from government officials while carrying out his responsibilities.
Magaji, who did not disclose names said the act of intimidation by the government officials will not stop him from bringing corrupt government officials to justice.
This was contained in a statement posted on the commission’s Facebook page.
According to the statement, “The challenges from government officials are enormous. Some of the officials see the agency as government-owned, thus, there are certain areas that need to be overlooked. But that cannot happen because I am not afraid to lose the job,” Magaji said.
“I was arrested and charged for contempt because I am investigating a particular case. But that did not deter me from performing my duties because I am doing the job with passion.
“I want those in the government to understand that I am not doing the job for myself or for any material gain. Anyone that thinks that is deceiving himself.
“Even if I leave the state’s anti corruption agency, Nigerian law allows for private detective (work). I can work in any capacity to serve Nigerians as a certified lawyer. The struggle will forever continue,” he said.