The Zamfara State Government has approved the immediate removal of two Emirs
They are Emirs of Zurmi Alh Abubakar Atiku and Emir of Dan-sadau Alh Hussaini Umar
Similar the state government also approved the immediate removal of district Head of Birnin Tsaba Alh Sulaiman Ibrahim (Dan-yabin Birnin Tsaba)
The Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara announced this to Newsmen shortly after the state executive Council meeting at Government House, Gusau.
He said, “this follows a decision taken at a Council meeting chaired by the Acting Governor of Zamfara State, Alh. Hassan Mohammed Nasiha Gusau held at the Council Chamber”
“The Council upheld the recommendation of a six man White paper committee set up by the Government to review the report of two separate committees earlier set up to investigate the involvement of the three traditional rulers in the activities of banditry in the state”. Dosara revealed
According to the Commissioner, the three Monarchs were earlier suspended by the state Government following wide allegations of serious involvement in the act of Banditry in the state.
He added that, the findings of the Committees also revealed abuse of Land act in their respective domain and the government ordered the reversal the illegal allocation of the lands
Recalled, the monarchs have been in detention at Government House for several months