Saturday, 9 March 2013

Ex-Governor arrested

Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima, Former Zamfara state governor was arrested in the early hour of Saturday in Kaduna after appearing live on an Hausa phone-in programme, Hanu Da Yawa on Radio Nigeria, Kaduna.
He was reported to have said on the programme that will stage a peaceful demonstration at the Eagle Square if INEC refused to register APC.
The Former Governor and one of the coordinators of the newly formed political party, All Progressive Congress (APC) was arrested around 12 noon shortly after the programme and detained at the Police headquarters, Kaduna for about four hours and was later released to the Speaker of the Zamfara state House of Assembly at about 4:00pm same day.

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