Jigawa State Governor’s Aide arrested for alleged fraud.
Zakari Alhaji Sidi, an Aide to the Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, has been arrested over alleged fraud, Page 36 learnt.
It was gathered that Sidi was arrested at the Dutse branch of Access Bank.
He was said to have made an attempt to run away from the Policemen, when he noticed he was being trailed.
A source stated that the Governor’s Aide was arrested for fraudulent activities involving the collection of millions of naira from people, false pretence, criminal breach of trust, and cheating.
He was also accused of impersonating a former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Nuruddeen Muhammad, who is an indigene of the State.
Sources at the Jigawa State Police Command, disclosed that Sidi is being detained, in readiness to be flown to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Headquarters in Abuja, for further investigation.
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