Gov Sule Lamido’s Son Arrested in Kano for Money Laundering


Information reaching through security sources in Kano indicate that one of the sons of the Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, was arrested at minutes after midnight at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport. The arrest was made as he prepared to board an Egypt Air flight to Cairo. The name of the son given as Aminu Lamido.

Aminu Lamido had declared $10,000 in his possession to the Nigerian customs at the airport but inquiries by  operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  at the airport revealed that he  was carrying more than the $10,000 he disclosed.

Aminu was arrested following the discovery. He is slated to be arraigned to Kano by the EFCC authorities in Kano. The arraignment is anticipated to be on Tuesday December 18, 2012 or an earlier date.

The father to Aminu – the governor of Jigawa State is said to be in preps to challenge President Jonathan in the upcoming 2015 presidential polls.

Stay tuned



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