The Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate release of the former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido.
Lamido was arrested and detained by the police in Kano on Sunday for allegedly making inciting statement regarding the forthcoming local government election in Jigawa State.
The PDP faction also demanded the release of former Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam and ex-Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu, who are also being detained.
A statement yesterday by the spokesman of the Makarfi camp, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, demanded the unconditional release of the three former governors and other political detainees.
Describing the arrest and detention of Lamido as unwarranted, outrageous and anti-democratic, the opposition said the allegation against the Jigawa ex-governor was frivolous.