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Zamfara govt suspends Emir for turbaning repentant bandits’ leader Adamu Aliero

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The Zamfara State government has suspended the Emir of Sabon Birnin Yandoto, Aliyu Garba Marafa, for turbaning a repentant bandits’ leader, Adamu Aliero, as Sarkin Fulani.

This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Kabiru Balarabe.

The statement read, “This is to inform the general public that the Zamfara State Government has dissociated itself from the alleged turbaning of a Sarkin Fulani by the Emir of Birnin ‘Yandoto of Tsafe Local Government Area”.

“In this regard, the State Executive Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON (Shattiman Sokoto) has directed for suspension of the Emir with immediate effect.
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“Accordingly, the Executive Governor has approved the appointment of a Committee to investigate the circumstances leading to the action of the Emir.

“In the meantime, Alh. Mahe Garba Marafa, who is the District Head of ‘Yandoto is hereby assigned to take charge of the affairs of the Emirate.

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