- Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Wednesday Might 15, gave N3 million money present to Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar
- Aliyu and Abubakar have been each just lately launched from Suadi Arabia jail following a widespread protest demanding their freedom
- Aliyu who travelled to the nation for Umrah was accused of possessing a bag containing dangerous dru*gs
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Wednesday, Might 15, introduced N3 million money present to Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who have been lately launched from Saudi Arabia jail.
Ganduje introduced the donation when federal authorities delegation formally introduced Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, to the governor on the Authorities Home, Kano,b the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies.
Ganduje stated that Aliyu, who traveled for lesser hajj together with her mom was arrested by Saudi Safety Officers in December 2018, in a lodge in Madinah.
The governor stated that the woman was accused of possessing a bag containing illicit dr*ugs purportedly bearing a tag together with her identify.
He added that one other passenger, Ibrahim Abubakar, unrelated to Aliyu, who additionally traveled on the identical plane, was additionally arrested on the identical day.
The governor, who introduced the donation of N3 million present to every of them recommended President Muhammadu Buhari, for the well timed intervention to save lots of the lives of the 2 victims.
He additionally urged safety businesses in Mallam Aminu Kano Worldwide Airport, to redouble their efforts in curbing such crimes.
Earlier, the Chairman of Nigeria Diaspora Fee, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated that they have been on the Authorities Home, to formally hand over two indigenes of the state to the governor.
Dabiri-Erewa, who led led Federal Authorities delegation to Kano stated that intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari, directing that each one efforts be exerted to safe their launch facilitated the expedited last decision of the matter.
She defined that investigations carried out by the Airport Authorities and Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) in Kano, found a drug cartel on the Kano Worldwide Airport, Kano, that specialises in planting illicit medicine on harmless vacationers with out their information.
The chairperson then recommended President Buhari for his efforts in securing the discharge of Aliyu and Abubakar.
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Each Aliyu and Abubakar recommended the Nigerian authorities, Nigerian consulate in Jeddah, Chairperson of Nigeria Diaspora Fee and Kano Authorities for his or her efforts.
In the meantime, Legit.ng beforehand reported that Zainab Aliyu arrived Nigeria on Monday, May 13, after she was freed by the Saudi Arabia authorities
Her arrest by the Saudi authorities additionally led to widespread protest and condemnation.
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