Zamfara Govt dethrones 2 emirs, district head over alleged banditry

Written by on April 28, 2022

Zamfara Government has dethroned the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and that of Dansadau, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in banditry.

The government also removed Alhaji Suleiman Ibrahim, District Head of Birnin Tsaba, in Zurmi Local Government Area from office for a similar offence.

The Commissioner for Information in Zamfara, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, announced their removal at a news conference after the State Executive Council meeting.

It set up the two committees to investigate them following their alleged involvement in banditry and land racketeering in their respective domains.

Government also placed the traditional rulers under house arrest for the period the investigation lasted.

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