|DSS Operative Friday afternoon in Kano raided Bureau de change spots and arrested no fewer than 40 currency dealers.
Eyewitness, Umar Iliya explained that the operatives stormed the Wapa area at about noon, seized selected men and took them away in security van.
The witness said the operation caused a stir culminating in a pandemonium before their identity was revealed.
Although the DSS officials are quiet over the operation, the Auditor General of Association of Currency Dealers, in Kano, AbdulHamid Kabeer confirmed the incident.
“They arrested over 40 of our members in an operation that barely lasted half an hour,” he said.