Gov Matawalle suspends 2 Zamfara monarchs

Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) has approved the suspension of the Emir of Dansadau, His Royal Highness Alhaji Hussaini Umar with immediate effect.

Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, Zailani Bappa gave the information in a statement issued to journalists in, Tuesday.

The statement further hinted that Governor Matawalle also directed the District Head of Dansadau, Alhaji Nasiru Muhammad S/Kudu to oversee the affairs of the emirate.

Similarly, the District Head of Nasarawa Mailayi, Alhaji Bello Wakkala has been suspended from office. His suspension is also with immediate effect.

In the same vein, Governor Bello has approved the constitution of a high-powered committee of some credible personalities to investigate the activities of the suspended traditional title holders of Dansadau and Nassarawa Mailayi.

The committee members comprise DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe (rtd) as chairman while Hon. Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma, Hon. Ibrahim T Tukur, Sheikh Ahmad Umar Kanoma , Sheikh Abdullahi Umar Dalla Dalla ,Sheikh Kabir Umar Maru are to serve as members with Barr Abdurrashid Haruna acting as secretary.

The governor had also re-iterated the order that government security agencies are to effectively implement the presidential order to shoot any bandit, person or group seen with guns other than those approved to lawfully carry guns.