The police in Kano State have arrested two suspects over alleged diversion of government palliatives.
The suspects, Tasiu Al’amin-Roba, a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) in the Cabinet Office; and Abdulkadir Muhammad, were arrested at a warehouse in the Sharada area.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Mohammed Usaini Gumel, explained that the suspects were caught while repackaging rice and maize in the warehouse.
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City & Crime reports that the arrest followed a visit by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf on Saturday to the warehouse where he saw the 10kg bags of maize palliative being repackaged in larger unmarked bags, apparently set to be sold in the open markets.