The Police in Kano state have arrested the
former governor of Jigawa State, Sule
Lamido. According to reports, Lamido, who
was governor from 2007 to 2011, was
arrested for allegedly inciting his supporters
to stop the conduct of local government
elections being organised by the current
governor, Muhammad Badaru.
Lamido was arrested this morning at his
home in Sharada and was taken to the Zone
one command of the state police were he is
still being detained and interrogated. The
council elections are slated for July 1st.