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Former Zamfara governor, Ahmed Yerima, arrested in Kaduna

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Former Zamfara governor, Ahmed Yerima, arrested in Kaduna

by Stanley Azuakola

Leadership newspaper is reporting that the former Governor of Zamfara State, Ahmed Yerima has been arrested by the Kaduna State Police Command.

Yerima is currently a sitting senator and an opposition politician in the All Nigeria Peoples Party.

Following his arrest, he is being interrogated by the Kaduna state police commissioner. Reports say that the order to arrest Yerima came from Abuja.

According to the report:

Although details of the arrest are sketchy at the moment, LEADERSHIP gathered that Yerima was picked up following his responses in an interview on the FRCN Kaduna Hausa programme, Hanu Da Yauwa, where he reportedly made sensitive comments on politics in Nigeria generally.

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