Former Kogi Gov. Abubakar Audu’s son, 15 members of the family arrested


Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim

Late, former Kogi State governor, Abubakar Audu‘s son, Mohammed, has been arraign by the police, also with 15 other members of the family.

The arrest which took place on Wednesday by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for an unknown reason yet.

In an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the Kogi State Commissioner of police, Abdullahi Ibrahim, said that 'investigation' is still ongoing.

It’s after 'investigation' that we will tell you. What I know is that they were reported and we acted,” he added.

Asked when the arrested persons would be charged to court, he said: ‘When we complete investigation’ he declined further comments.

.PREMIUM TIMES reports that the arrest followed an attack on Mr. Audu’s younger brother, Yahaya Audu, the late governor’s brother, who represented the family at the Kogi State’s 25th anniversary ceremony on August 28.

He was reportedly attacked by the deceased’s children who had openly condemned the administration of the current governor, Yahaya Bello.

A day after the anniversary ceremony, late Audu’s eldest son, Mohammed, in a statement on behalf of the family, mocked the governor and said he should have used resources meant for the ceremony to pay workers.

Audu’s other son, Mustapha on Wednesday alleged that Gov. Bello ‘ordered’ the arrest of his brother and family members, which the governor denied the allegation


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