DSS Operative Friday afternoon in Kano raided Bureau de change spots and arrested no fewer than 40 currency dealers.
Eyewitness, Umar Iliya told Vanguard that the operative stormed the Wapa area at about noon, seized selected men and took them away in security van. The witness said the operation caused stir
culminating in a pandemonium before their identity was revealed.
Vanguard learnt that simultaneously, another group currency dealers were arrested at the Aminu Kano
International Airport, as well few others at Central hotel general area of the city.
Although the DSS official are quiet over the operation, but the Auditor General of Association of Currency Dealers, in Kano, AbdulHamid Kabeer confirmed the incident.
According to Kabeer “they arrested over 40 of our members in an operation that barely lasted half an hour.” He disclosed that “we are deeply troubled over this unfortunate incident’’