Less Than 48 Hours to Election, Security Operatives Arrest 2 LG Chairmen With Guns in Top Northern State

Less Than 48 Hours to Election, Security Operatives Arrest 2 LG Chairmen With Guns in Top Northern State

  • Operatives of a joint security force in Kano state have arrested the local government chairmen of Ungogo and Rimingado
  • Abdullahi Ramat and Munir Dahiru were arrested for being in possession of pistols barely 48 hours before the 2023 elections
  • Sources said the duo were leaving a team of thugs heading to attack Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigerian Peoples Party when they were arrested

PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy!

Two Kano state local government chairmen Abdullahi Ramat of Ungogo and Munir Dahiru of Rimingado have been arrested with pistols.

Daily Nigerian reports that the duo were arrested by a combined security force of the Nigeria Military, the Police, the State Security Service and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, APC, NNPP, Police
Messers Ramat and Dahiru have been arrested by security operatives for possessing pistols. Photo: Daily Nigerian
Source: UGC

Sources said that Messers Ramat and Dahiru were arrested while the joint security operatives were conducting a show of force in the state.

Read also

Breaking: Police ban all forms of rallies in Kano as supporters 2 major political parties clash

A preemptive attack on NNPP's presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso

It was gathered that the duo were also leading an armed gang of thugs who planned on attacking the convoy of the 2023 presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso along Zaria Road, Kano.

PAY ATTENTION: Share your outstanding story with our editors! Please reach us through info@corp.legit.ng!

The source said:

“The joint security force was on a show of force when they encountered the chairmen leading the thugs. The security agents immediately disarmed the chairmen and arrested over 100 thugs laying ambush on the NNPP candidate.
“They are currently detained at the Criminal Investigation Department, and the joint security force is intensifying patrol in the city to bring all the criminals to book."

Police ban all forms of rallies in Kano as 2 major political parties' supporters clash

A violent crisis had earlier erupted between supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the New Nigeria Peoples Congress.

Read also

Gunmen kidnap Imo monarch’s wife, set houses of APC, LP chairmen ablaze

The Kano state police command also cancelled all political rallies in the state following the crisis.

The police said that top political parties in Kano had earlier been warned against possible violence today, Thursday, February 23.

Naira swap: El-Rufai, Ganduje, Bello, others instigating anarchy, says Atiku

In another development, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar expressed his view on the utterances of APC governors regarding the naira redesign policy of the APC.

The PDP bannerman revealed that the actions of APC governors could instigate anarchy in the country.

He urged Nigerians not to be swayed by the gimmicks of the APC governors and their cohorts.

Source: Legit.ng

Online view pixel