Sule Lamido, the former governor of Jigawa state who was arrested for breach of public peace has been denied bail the Nigerian police.
Lamido who was allegedly inciting violence in Jigawa was arrested in Kano in the early hours of Sunday.
Sambo Sokoto, police public relations officer, Kano zone one headquarters, told reporters that Lamido would soon be charged to court.
Sokoto said the government of Jigawa filed a petition against the former governor.
“It is a statement of fact that inciting public disturbance is a criminal offence contrary to section 114 of the penal code of Nigeria,” he said.
“His Excellency, the former governor of Jigawa state is currently under investigation and in police custody while the result of the investigation will be made public. The case will be charged on the completion of the investigation.
“The assistant inspector general of police, Zone One headquarters, Kano, wishes to assure the members of the general public that the police will continue to ensure the preservation of law and order and the protection of all Nigerians.”
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