The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, for alleged money laundering-related offences.
Investigations revealed that operatives of the anti-graft agency picked up the former governor and his two sons, Mustapha and Aminu in Abuja.
It was gathered that the anti-graft agency picked up the governor and his sons in the early hours of Tuesday.
It was learnt that the EFCC leadership ordered a crack team of detectives to fly them to Kano by 2.30 pm preparatory to their arraignment for alleged fraud running into billions of naira.
The source said, “The former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, and his two sons, Mustapha and Aminu, were arrested this morning by operatives of the commission.
“They were actually arrested very early this morning, they were with us for hours before they were flown to Kano for possible arraignment on Wednesday (today).
“They left Abuja Airport around 2.30pm. It is most likely that they would be arraigned tomorrow (Wednesday), that I can tell you.”
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