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BREAKING: Ex-Governor Sule Lamido Arraigned In Court

Immediate past governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, was on Tuesday morning docked for allegedly inciting his supporters to violence.

Lamido was docked on a four-count charge at a court in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital.

The Peoples Democratic Party leader is accused of inciting his supporters to violence in the build up to local government elections set to hold in Jigawa on July 1.

He has been in police custody in Kano since Sunday morning following a petition by Jigawa govt. The former governor was taken from Kano to Jigawa on Tuesday morning for trial.

On Monday, the PDP faction led by Ahmed Makarfi demanded Mr. Lamido’s release and accused the ruling APC of witch-hunt. They are not bother about the inciting statement he allegedly made.