MATAWALLE REPLACES ZAMFARA EMIR SACKED FOR INVOLVEMENT IN BANDITRY

Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has approved the appointment of Abubakar Maigari as the Emir of Maru. Mahadi Gusau, Zamfara State deputy governor, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. The appointment followed the dethronement of Abubakar Cika, the emir who was indicted by a panel that investigated his alleged support for bandits in the state. Matawalle had also approved the removal of Lawal Ahmad, the district head of Kanoma under Maru emirate council. The duo had earlier been suspended over their alleged involvement in banditry. Cika and Ahmad’s plight…

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