By Ikenna Agu

One of the sons of Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State was arrested around 12 midnight today at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport as he prepared to board an Egypt Air flight to Cairo.
The son, Aminu Lamido was flagged after he declared $10,000 in his possession to agents of the Nigerian customs at the airport. However further check by agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the airport revealed that he  was carrying a lot of money far higher than was disclosed.
Customs officials at the airport said that Mr. Aminu travels frequently with huge wads of cash ostensibly to launder money on behalf of his father and some officials of the state.
EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the arrest, saying that EFCC office in Kano will charge the governor’s son to court as soon as practicable.

But the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Mallam Kaura when contacted on the matter through telephone told Daily Times that they were on facility tour of projects executed by the Governor, claiming that he was not aware of the development.

?We are on facility tour of His Excellency?s projects. I am not aware of anything like that now. I will call you back as soon as I get back to the office,? Kaura told Daily Times.

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