Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Sunday removed Alhaji Sadiq Rabiu, the Chairman of the state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, over allegation of fraud during the just concluded Hajj.

Director-General, Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, who disclosed this in a statement in Lokoja, said Rabiu had been handed over to the Department of State Services, DSS, for investigation and possible prosecution.

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Fanwo expressed the governor’s discontent with the dehumanising treatment of pilgrims from the state during the 2016 Hajj.