Ex- Zamfara governor arrested, released

Former Zamfara state governor, Senator Ahmed San Yerima was on Saturday arrested by the police in Kaduna after appearing on a Radio Nigeria, Kaduna live Hausa phone-in programme, Hanu Da Yawa.

The former governor and one of the coordinators of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was arrested at about 12 noon shorty after the two hours programme and detained at the Police headquarters, Kaduna for about four hours.

Yerima was quoted to have said on the programme that they will stage a peaceful demonstration at the Eagle Square if the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC refused to register the APC.

He was released to the Speaker of the Zamfara state House of Assembly at about 4.00pm on Saturday.

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