Lamido is said to have arrived in Dutse early on Tuesday for his trial
Security agencies have been put on high alert for his arrive in anticipation of protests
Lamido was arrested on Sunday, April 30 morning for allegedly trying to incite his supporters against local government elections in Kano
Vanguard is reporting that the Nigeria Police Force Zone 1 Command in Kano has taken former Jigawa state governor Sule Lamido to Dutse for trial.
According to the report, Lamido was escorted by heavily armed police officials to the Jigawa capital in an hour drive on Tuesday, May 2 morning.
Vanguard also quotes a security source on the trip to Dutse as saying: “We left Kano for Dutse around 5.30am, and as I speak to you, we are already in Dutse for formal arraignments of the former Governor..“
The Zone 1 spokesman Sambo Dasuki said ”Yes, Lamido is in Dutse to face trial. “
We gathered that the police and other security agencies have been placed on red alert in Dutse to prevent likely protest from Sule Lamido’s supporters.
We had earlier reported that Lamido was arrested early on Sunday, April 30 for allegedly trying to disrupt local government elections in Kano through his supporters.