The police in Kano have arrested the immediate past governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido. Mr. Lamido was arrested for allegedly inciting his supporters to stop the conduct of local government elections organised by the current administration of Governor Muhammad Badaru. Lamido, who was arrested at his Sharada Kano home on Sunday morning, was whisked away to the Zone One Command of the Nigeria Police in Kano,
the police publicist told reporters on Sunday.“It is a statement of fact that inciting public disturbance is a criminal offense contrary to section 114 of the Penal Code of Nigeria. His Excellency is currently under investigation and in police custody while the result of the investigation will be made public.