Gov Matawalle Suspends Emir, District Head

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, has suspended the Emir of Dansadau in Maru Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, and District Head of Nasarawa Mailayi in Birnin Magaji Local Government, Alhaji Bello Wakkala pending the outcome of investigation of the allegations that they are have connection with banditry.

A statement by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Enlightenment, Malam Zailani Bappa, revealed this.

The statement said, “The District Head of Dansadau, Alhaji Nasiru Muhammad S/Kudu will oversee the affairs of Dansadau emirate pending the outcome of an investigation”.

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The statement also said that Matawalle had appointed a high-powered committee of some credible personalities to investigate the activities of the suspended traditional leaders.

Thec members of the committee are DIG Moh’d Ibrahim Tsafe (rtd) as Chairman; Hon. Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma, Hon. Ibrahim Tukur, Sheikh Ahmad Umar Kanoma, Sheikh Abdullahi Umar Dalla Dalla, Sheikh Kabir Umar Maru

The secretary is Abdurrashid Haruna.


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