Police detain NNPP rep-elect, Ali Madaki in Kano over ‘possession of firearms’
Ali Madaki, a chieftain of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), is currently in the custody of the Kano police command over illegal possession of firearms.
Haruna Abdullahi, the police spokesperson in Kano, confirm the development to TheCable on Thursday morning.
Abdullahi said Madaki is still in police custody and that an investigation is ongoing.
Madaki is the house of representatives member-elect for Dala federal constituency of Kano.
The development comes days after Alhassan Doguwa, majority leader of the house of representatives, was arrested by the police for his alleged role in attacks in Kano state during the general election.