Thieves, for the second time this year, allegedly broke into the Katsina State government house and stole N31 million.
Vanguard reports that the robbery incident according to a credible source occured on Sunday, 31st of July 2022 when unknown persons broke into the office of the Financial Controller of the Government House and took the money contained in a sack.
Vanguard learnt that in 2020, N16m was also stolen from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the State (SGS).
Two government officials at the SGS office and a security guard were arrested in connection with the theft.
The Director General to the Governor on New Media, Al Amin Isa, confirmed the theft to journalists but withheld the details of the stolen money.
However, Al Amin said the state government in conjunction with the police are already on top of the issue, noting that the culprits would be punished accordingly.