Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State mentioned he would arrest a former state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, if there have been any additional killing of harmless people within the state.
Matawalle mentioned this on Friday in a statement whereas receiving some firearms surrendered by repentant bandits on the Government House, Gusau.
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Matawalle alleged that it was anytime Yari visited the state that there have been assaults and killing of people.
“I decided to take this action against the former governor because I observed that whenever he visited the state, there would be attacks and killing of innocent people immediately he left,” he alleged.
According to Matawalle, the latest killings in Karaye village was the third time the previous governor visited the state. He alleged that his predecessor’s go to was adopted by a security breach, which he described as “too much of coincidence.”
He mentioned, “Security is the responsibility of all and I wonder why some people such as the former governor and his followers are not happy with the current development in which the security of the state has significantly improved.”
The governor, due to this fact, instructed security companies within the state to arrest and prosecute anyone discovered to be accountable for the killings, saying he wouldn’t enable “some failed politicians” to destroy the state for his or her private pursuits.
When contacted for comments, the Special Adviser to Yari on Media, Alhali Ibrahim Dosara, declined to comment, stressing that solely the Publicity Secretary Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Alhali Ibrahim Magaji, might comment on the matter.
However, a number of makes an attempt made to talk with Magaji didn’t yield any outcome.
Meanwhile, the suspended Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Garba Galadi, on Friday mentioned the state House of Assembly didn’t observe constitutional procedures earlier than suspending him.
The House had suspended the chairman for alleged misappropriation of funds to the tune of N23m and requested him handy over the affairs of the council to his deputy.
However, in a swift response, the House threatened to take drastic motion in opposition to Galadi for nonetheless parading himself because the chairman and refusing handy over to his deputy.

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